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2003 Archive

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Trapped Crane Operator Rescued at School Construction Site


Palm Beach, Florida More information lost due to broken links.

Riverside One’s Wrecking Crane Hits YWCA


Evansville, Indiana If you felt a rumble in downtown Evansville Monday, you weren’t alone. The 100-foot boom section of the crane that is meant to knock down the Riverside One Apartment building, accidentally grazed the side of the YWCA. It was the section that had the wrecking ball attached to Read More

Buras Man Killed in Accident (Boom Fell)


Venice, Louisiana A Buras worker was killed in an industrial accident at a Venice business early Monday morning, Plaquemines Parish authorities said. Kenneth Price, 29, a crane operator, died about 7 a.m. when the boom on a crane fell, pinning him to the ground and causing head and chest injuries, Read More

Crane Collapse Kills Man


Loreauville, Louisiana A New Orleans man was crushed to death when a crane boom collapsed at a Loreauville-area bridge project, authorities said. The construction worker was working on a bridge over the Loreauville canal on Highway 86. The state highway department is replacing the two-lane span, known locally as the Read More

Crane Drops Girder


Edmonton, Canada A crane was lowering the girder onto the bridge deck when it fell, and Alberta Transportation spokeswoman Leanne Strangland says they don’t know what happened. The girder was badly damaged, but no one was hurt.

Close Shave for Five at IT Park


Kishangarh, India The contractor fled the scene. Reportedly, five migrant labourers were seriously injured this morning while laying a sewage exhaust pipe at the Chandigarh Technology park in Kishangarh. The labourers suffered critical burn injuries as the JCB crane lifting the pipe came in contact with an 11,000 volt live Read More

Man Recovers After Crane Tips Over Some Power Lines


Houston, Texas Eyewitnesses say the crane picked up a load that was too heavy for it, causing it to tip over onto some power lines. The accident left the crane operator trapped inside the cab of the machine, when his door jammed.

Man Jolted by Power Lines


Minneapolis, Minnesota More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Plunges to Death as Tower Crane Cable Snaps


Shah Alam, Malaysia More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Accident Reported At Phillies’ New Park


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania More information lost due to broken links.

Kenneth “Kenny” Price


Kenny died in an industrial accident at French’s Welding Service in Venice, Lousiiana. He was 29. Mr. Price was a lifelong resident of Buras. Survivors include his wife, Fern Slavich Price; two sons, Cameron and Colby Price; his father, David Price; his mother, Pat Barrois Price; a brother, Ryan L. Read More

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