June 4, 2014 EditionAlso in this issue...
Worker falls at bridge site
While working at the Black River Bridge construction site on Saturday, Shannon Scott of Jesup fell 30 feet into a hole being dug for a pylon.
Initial reports concerning his injuries stated he was alert and talking but had heard a popping sound in his chest.
AET Ambulance, Black Rock Volunteer Fire Department, Lawrence County Sheriff's Deputies and Arkansas State Police were dispatched shortly after 3:30 p.m.
A medical helicopter was called to the scene, and BRVFD lifted Scott out of the hole.
Scott has returned home, according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson.