Kingston, Ontario, Canada Jim Clement, 56, and his son Ryan Clement, 26, were both killed shortly after 1:00 a.m. (working at night) Friday when a crane truck from Trenton Crane Service came into contact with overhead high-voltage wires, electrocuting the pair. Apparently working at night, driving with the boom up, they made Read More
October, 2001 Archive
Bellevue, Washington A 41-year-old Woodinville man was in critical condition last night at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a piece of construction equipment he was operating teetered off a flatbed truck and slammed into the ground. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. yesterday just north of Northeast Eighth Street Read More
Lacon, Alabama A Rogersville man, David W. Roach, 35, was injured Tuesday when he reportedly lost control of the huge 180-ton Barnhart crane he was driving northbound on I-65 down Lacon Mountain, struck a guardrail and flipped upside down in the median, snarling southbound interstate traffic for more than five hours.
Biloxi, Mississippi A construction worker helping to demolish the old Gold Shore Casino building on U.S. 90 was injured around 3 p.m. on Monday when a concrete beam fell across the cab of his crane, trapping him inside and crushing his leg. Officials with the Biloxi Fire Department said rescue Read More