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Two injured in Ithaca construction accident

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ITHACA, N.Y. -- A construction accident injured two workers in Ithaca.

Firefighters say it happened Saturday morning along Elmira Road, where a new Fairfield Inn is being built.

Two people fell more than 30 feet. The Ithaca Fire Department says one victim was flown to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse and the other was airlifted to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania.

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