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Contractor airlifted after falling off water tower behind Kroger

A man fell from a water tower being constructed behind the Oxford Kroger on Tuesday morning.

Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill confirmed to the EAGLE that it was a contractor employed by the construction company working on the water tower.

The man fell roughly 60 feet and was airlifted to a nearby hospital, according to Tannehill.

The story is developing and we will have more details as they are provided.