Crane Accidents

Industrial Accident Fatal to Shreveport Man


Shreveport, Loisiana

A Shreveport man was fatally injured in an industrial accident at the UOP Shreveport Plant this morning.

Galen V. Johnson, Jr., a 42-year-old employee of Louisiana Crane and Machinery, was working as a sub-contractor in a roadway near a UOP manufacturing unit. Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies report that at about 10:30 a.m. Johnson was assembling a crane before beginning work at the plant site when the accident occurred. He was airlifted by Life Air Rescue to LSU Medical Center where he was pronounced dead in the Emergency Room.

UOP Officials say an investigation team has been formed to investigate the accident.

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