Man flown from Jefferson City business after marble slabs fall on him

A man was seriously-injured Tuesday morning after a marble slab fell on him. (File)

An employee of a Jefferson City countertop business was injured in a work-related accident Tuesday morning.

At approximately 8:50 a.m., the Jefferson City Fire Department responded to Mid-Missouri Surfaces on Algoa Road for a man with serious injuries. According to fire officials, three marble slabs weighing 1,000 pounds each shifted and fell on a man.

The man was flown to University Hospital in Columbia. According to Mid-Missouri Surfaces, the man was still hospitalized as of Wednesday morning.

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