Crane Accidents

Crane Collapse Kills Man

12/23/03

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 Teche Lake Bridge.

The 56-year-old worker’s name was being withheld until his family could be notified.

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