Crane Accidents

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December, 2002 Archive

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Man Killed In Iowa Construction Accident

12/6/02

Breda, Iowa  Bruce Owen Hicks, 50, of Sioux Falls, died Thursday when a boom of a crane collapsed and fell on him. Authorities said he was working on a bridge repair project southwest of Breda, which is about 10 miles northwest of Carroll in western Iowa.

Thirteen Hurt as Crane Falls Into Homes

12/6/02

Lourdes, France More information lost due to broken links.

Overhead Wires Electrocute Worker

12/4/02

Yakima, Washington  A man laying sewer pipe in a new home development was electrocuted when a backhoe, operated by his father, hit a powerline overhead, the Yakima County sheriff’s office said. William Anderson, 26, was pronounced dead Monday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Chuck Anderson, 63, the owner of Central Concrete Read More

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