GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4)– Strong winds gusts are being blamed for the collapse of a church under construction in Greeley.

The church collapsed on Tuesday during near hurricane-strength winds.

(credit: Greeley Fire Dept.)

One construction worker was seriously hurt when the collapse happened and he became trapped under the structure.

(credit: Greeley Fire Dept.)

He was rescued by firefighters with the Greeley Fire Department and rushed to the hospital.

(credit: Greeley Fire Dept.)

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