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July, 2002 Archive

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Court Date of August, 27, 2002, Set For Operator

07/31/02

New York City, New York Original Story (07/28/2002):  Police Report: DRUNKEN Worker Topples Crane Near WTC Site  More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Killed at Ford Field

07/30/02

Detroit, Michigan Report Update (08/01/2002):  Lions Suspend Company After Painter’s Death Report Update (08/01/2002):  Safety Officials Probe Death at Ford Field This incident involves a Condor Truck Mounted Aerial Work Platform Model 150.

State Probing Rt. 35 Girder Mishap

07/29/02

Belmar, New Jersey Original Story (07/29/2002):  Crane Collapses at Bridge Construction Site; No Injuries Reported More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Collapses at Bridge Construction Site; No Injuries Reported

07/29/02
Crane Collapses at Bridge Construction Site; No Injuries Reported (1)

Belmar, New Jersey Report Update (07/29/2002):  State Probing Rt. 35 Girder Mishap Report Update (09/14/2002):  Blame Set in Bridge Accident The crane in which the boom was “yanked out” was a 500 ton Demag HTC with Superlift attached. Information at this time is the crane on the other side was Read More

Police Report: DRUNKEN Worker Topples Crane Near WTC Site

07/28/02

New York City, New York  Report Update (07/31/2002):  Court Date of August, 27, 2002, Set For Operator N.Y.C. Police Says Drunken Construction Worker, Noel Brolly, Topples Crane Near World Trade Center Site. Reportedly the crane is owned by, Atlantic-Heydt National.

Three Crushed to Death as Crane Boom Slips

07/25/02

Nagapattinam, India More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Touches Power Line, Dies

07/23/02

Hebron, Kentucky  A highway construction worker was electrocuted Sunday near Hebron when he touched a truck whose hydraulic boom had hit electrical power lines. The name of the worker was not immediately released pending notification of relatives. The accident happened about 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of Graves Road and Read More

Northbound I–77 Reopens After Blockage

07/17/02

Akron, Ohio Original Story (07/17/2002):  Northbound I–77 Shuts Down More information lost due to broken links.

Northbound I–77 Shuts Down

07/17/02

Akron, Ohio Report Update (07/17/2002):  Northbound I–77 Reopens After Blockage More information lost due to broken links.

Fourth Worker Killed at Olympic Village

07/17/02

Athens, Greece More information lost due to broken links.

Man Struck by Crane While Jogging in Manhattan

07/16/02

Manhattan, New York  Report Update (09/28/2007) A man is in extremely critical condition at Bellevue Hospital after being hit in the head by a crane Tuesday morning. The incident happened around 8:00 a.m. at a pedestrian access ramp to East River Park on East 10th Street and Roosevelt Drive. According Read More

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