Crane Accidents

Crane Collapse Kills Man

12/12/00

Derry, New Hampshire

Hooksett man, 41, killed when part of a crane falls on him.  He was helping set up over the roof at the Sanmina Corporation plant came crashing down, knocking him to the ground and landing on top of him.

David Daigle, 41, of Hooksett, was taken to Parkland Medical Center, where he died of his injuries, according to police. He was an employee of American Crane Company of Hooksett.

Daigle and two other workers were preparing to install an industrial ventilation fan.

Update: Man killed in crane accident was defendant in fatal 1996 crash.

Update: Heads up! Read and take heed! Crane accident investigation — Investigators are focusing on the latches that secure the jib in place. — Hopefully, we’ll find out more and pass it along to you when the investigation is completed.

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