CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (CBS19 NEWS) -- UVA saying a construction worker died after falling from a bridge at the new Contemplative Commons project site on Grounds.

The site is off Emmet Street. According to the university, the worker fell on Tuesday from the bridge that leads to the Ridley building. They were transported to UVA Medical Center and died later due to their injuries.

The university tell CBS19 they are taking this incident very seriously saying,

"Keeping University employees and contractors safe on the job is a core value here at UVA and we are working with all of our construction partners to review this incident and apply what we learn to improve workplace safety going forward."