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December, 1998 Archive

Drunk Driver Crashes Crane

12/30/98

Vladivostok, Russia Data lost due to missing or removed links

Christopher Green

12/29/98
Christopher Green

Las Vegas, Nevada A Las Vegas man was killed Monday night when a four-ton slab fell from a Vegas resort under construction. Tourists on the Las Vegas Strip watched as the iron and concrete section, about 10-feet by 20-feet, fell to the ground. 24-year old Christopher Green was crushed to Read More

Construction Worker Dies at Venetian Site

12/29/98

Clark County, Nevada A 24-year-old construction worker was killed Monday night when a nearly three-story piece of facade at the Venetian hotel-casino site fell on him from near the top of the 35-story structure. Tourists watched as the iron and concrete piece, which weighed between 8,000 and 10,000 pounds and Read More

Daniel C. Sweeny

12/18/98

Louisville, Kentucky Welder, survived by his wife, Lea and their sons D.J., age 8 and Josh, age 5.