Beam reportedly falls on person at Collegeville construction site

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Construction accident in Collegeville, Pa. Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at Noon on September 7, 2017. (WPVI)

A beam has reportedly fallen on a person at a construction site in Collegeville, Montgomery County.

The incident occurred around 11:45 a.m. Thursday on the 700 block of Campus Drive.

Chopper 6 was over the scene when emergency crews performed a high angle rescue, placing the victim on a stretcher, then down a ladder, and into an ambulance.

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Chopper 6 Video: High angle rescue in Collegeville, Pa. on September 7, 2017.

There is no word on the severity of the injuries to the victim.

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