FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A man suffered serious injury when a metal plate or wall fell and hit him on the head on Wednesday in Bergen County.

Police say 59-year-old James Weiss of Saddlebrook was flown by helicopter to St. Joseph’s Hospital from the site of the incident at a firehouse on Bender Court in Franklin Lakes.

Sources told CBS2 Weiss is an employee of Altona Custom Metal Works, a metal fabricator based in Little Ferry, N.J.

Authorities say Weiss was unresponsive at the scene and was listed in serious condition.


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