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Pinellas Park, Florida -- An employee ofthe Pinellas County Waste to Energy Plant and landfill was hospitalized Tuesday morning after falling 20 feet onto an elevated platform.

PHOTOS:Worker falls at Pinellas Energy Plant

Pinellas Park Fire officials say the accident occurred around 9:30 this morning and ittook about an hour to extricated the 49-year-old unidentified man from the platform.

He was then rushed to a local hospital, with what was said to be a pelvic injury. His name and his condition have not been released.

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