Crane Accidents

One Man was killed While Erecting a Crane

09/23/02

Portland, Oregon

A crane collapsed on a construction worker at Portland’s Providence hospital as it was being erected. Carey David Williams, an employee of Portland-based Campbell Crane & Rigging Service, was standing near the loading dock behind the hospital at 4805 N.E. Glisan St. when the crane tipped over, authorities said.  The victim died later in the morning. The crane operator was unhurt. Investigators say the two–person crew was setting up the crane to work on an elevator on the back side of the main hospital.

 

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