The incident occurred at around 10:00 a.m. local time at the Plano Court subdivision off of Barfield Crescent Road. Officials say the construction worker fell around 12 feet to the ground from the top of a house that was being built, losing consciousness as a result.
Other workers claim the worker regained consciousness after the fall, reports WGNS. The man appeared to have suffered a severe head injury in the fall.
The man was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, according to WGNS. The condition of the construction worker is currently unknown.
The following information regarding fatal workplace accidents is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):