Crane Accidents

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October, 1997 Archive

Subway Worker is Killed in Crane Accident

10/10/97

Universal City, California A subway construction worker was struck and killed Wednesday by equipment attached to a crane marking the third fatality this year on the Metro Rail project. The 36-year-old mechanic, Brian Bailey of Reseda, was in an 80-foot-deep shaft when he “walked into the path of grippers as Read More

Crane Crash Haunts Victim

10/1/97
Crane Accident Syracuse, New York (1)

Syracuse, New York Read Update (April 2000) An Auburn woman has been thrown for a loop a year-and-a-half after she was the victim of a freak accident. It was October of 1997 when Laura Cuthbert’s car was crushed by a 300 foot construction crane boom when the crane toppled in Read More