Crane Accidents

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December, 2002 Archive

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Man Killed In Iowa Construction Accident


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


Lourdes, France More information lost due to broken links.

Overhead Wires Electrocute Worker


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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