Frederick, Maryland More information lost due to broken links.
Gillette, Wyoming A semi-conductive rubber air hose may be to blame for an accident that bottom an electrical contractor severely burned Monday afternoon. Jim Cornelius, 48, was doing power-pole maintenance work from the bucket of a crane truck when he somehow made contact with a 14,400-volt line. He suffered severe Read More
Seattle, Washington About 4,700 customers lost power shortly after noon today when a crane struck some power lines during a construction project near the University Village shopping center. Dan Williams, a spokesman for Seattle City Light, said city utility workers restored power to about 90 percent of affected customers several hours Read More
Pompano Beach, Florida We received a report saying that winds were 35 sustained w/ higher gusts. An electric tower down on Miami beach was getting 55 mph gusts. The wrecked crane’s Tower twisted off at the heel. It was a LS248 Link-Belt Crawler (200 ton). No injuries but it took Read More
Burlington, North Carolina Report Update (02/25/02): State Officials Probe Alamance County Crane Accident Report Update (03/30/02): Contractor Fired Report Update (04/04/02): Construction Company Fined in Death of Motorist Steven Edward Whitesell, a Chapel Hill lawyer, was killed when a crane tipped over and dropped a concrete pipe weighing thousands of pounds Read More