Man falls down elevator shaft at Old Lemp Brewery - KMOV.com

Man falls down elevator shaft at Old Lemp Brewery

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer
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(KMOV)-- One man is in critical condition after falling three stories down an elevator shaft in south St. Louis.

It happened around 9:30 a.m. inside the Old Lemp Brewery.

The fire department says 28-year old Michael Gainer was doing work for a wireless communications contractor and had used the elevator several times. But the last time he walked on the floor wasn't there.

The victim was was conscious when he was rescued and rushed to the hospital. He suffered a broken back and broken hip and is going to have surgery.

 

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