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Construction worker freed after being trapped following partial building collapse

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LADUE, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A construction worker was freed after a partial building collapse trapped him in Ladue Wednesday morning.

The worker was trapped in the cab of a piece of equipment when the collapse occurred in the 400 block of South Price Road around 8:30 a.m. The building was reportedly undergoing renovations. 

The worker was freed around 10:40 a.m. He was seen moving his head and was reportedly alert at the scene. The extent of any injuries sustained has not been released. 

Twenty-seven different agencies and a Washington University doctor were on the scene, according to officials. 

Lanes of Price were blocked by emergency vehicles.

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