Crane Accidents

Steel Slips From Crane, Kills Construction Worker

06/18/02

White Plaines, New York

Steel reinforcing rods weighing more than half a ton broke loose as they were being lifted by a crane Monday and rained down on construction workers, killing one, officials said.

The dead man was identified as Richard Ellis, 40. A second man suffered a minor injury.

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