Crane Accidents

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October, 1997 Archive

Subway Worker is Killed in Crane Accident


Universal City, California A subway construction worker was struck and killed Wednesday by equipment attached to a crane marking the third fatality this year on the Metro Rail project. The 36-year-old mechanic, Brian Bailey of Reseda, was in an 80-foot-deep shaft when he “walked into the path of grippers as Read More

Crane Crash Haunts Victim

Crane Accident Syracuse, New York (1)

Syracuse, New York Read Update (April 2000) An Auburn woman has been thrown for a loop a year-and-a-half after she was the victim of a freak accident. It was October of 1997 when Laura Cuthbert’s car was crushed by a 300 foot construction crane boom when the crane toppled in Read More