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Worker seriously injured at MBTA construction site in Westwood

A worker was seriously injured while at a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority job site in Westwood on Sunday morning, officials said.

The injury happened around 10:45 a.m, Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan said in a statement. The worker is now recovering at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he said.

Police said the worker is an employee of the Case Foundation Company, a subcontractor of the general contractor Barletta . The companies are involved in a project to replace bridge that carries the Franklin commuter rail line over East Street in Westwood. Neither contracting company could be reached for comment on Sunday night.

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Transit police and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the incident, Sullivan said.

Abigail Feldman can be reached at abigail.feldman@globe.com.