Crane Accidents

Port Worker Crushed by Iron Ore in Crane Failure

12/12/03

Brownsville, Texas

OSHA Texas is investigating the fatal accident in the port of Brownsville on the Mexican border on Tuesday in which Rogelio Ramirez, 33, was crushed by a falling load of iron ore when a metal claw parted company from the steel cable linking it to the crane unloading some 70K tons of ore from the Greek ship Dimitris.

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