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Workers were on top hatch

Updated: December 3, 2009, 4:33 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Two workers doing maintenance on the icy roof of towering Cowboys Stadium slipped and tumbled at least 50 feet Thursday morning before landing on a rain gutter. Authorities said both workers suffered "significant injuries."

The two were working on the top hatch of the retractable-roof venue in suburban Arlington at about 7:20 a.m. local time when they fell, assistant fire chief Don Crowson said. They were not using safety equipment, he said.

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