Crane Accidents

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June, 1999 Archive

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Bridge Piece Falls

06/26/99

Brunswick, Georgia 2 injured at work site in Brunswick The collapse of a structure Thursday night at the Sidney Lanier Bridge construction site injured two workers and may have set back work for months, officials said yesterday. The 53-foot-by-70-foot support system fell 185 feet from a concrete support tower and Read More

Genaro Mendoza

06/22/99

Freeport, Texas More data lost due to broken links or missing data.

Andres Delacruz

06/22/99

Freeport, Texas More data lost due to broken links or missing data.

Operator Killed Due to Crane Contact with Power Line

06/22/99

Melbourne, Australia This is the third power line related death posted to this site in less than a week.

Crane Accident on Bridge Job Claims Second Victim

06/19/99

Freeport, Texas (Brazoria County) The Highway 288 bridge north of Freeport was reopened Friday after the state highway department deemed it sound in the wake of Thursday’s crane accident that claimed two lives.

Crane Operator Crushed to Death by a Torrent of Bricks

06/18/99

Paterson, New Jersey More details lost due to missing or broken links

Two Workers Electrocuted by Ladder

06/17/99

North Little Rock, Arkansas Two Donrey Outdoor Advertising Co. construction workers were killed Wednesday morning when a ladder on a truck contacted high-voltage wires as the men were preparing to change a billboard along Interstate 30 in North Little Rock. Jessie Simmons, 29, of 1401 Wolfe St. and Jose Marrero, Read More

Crane Falls On Construction Worker

06/17/99
Crane Falls on Construction Worker in Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights 3 Hurt, 1 seriously when crane boom falls. Investigators probe why the tower buckled.

Boom Buckles and Sends Man in Basket to Death

06/10/99

Albuquerque, New Mexico The crane accident (fatality) in Albuquerque, NM last Thursday was a sign company. They were using a basket on a ladder boom truck. All the information I have so far is from the News Paper article. It said that the basket became detached from the boom and Read More

Fatal Crane Accident

06/10/99

Renton, Washington More data lost due to broken links

Man Dies in Crane Accident at Boeing Factory

06/10/99

Man dies in crane accident at Boeing factory when the cab of  an overhead crane breaks and falls 60 feet at a Boeing Company wing assembly operation.

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