Crane Accidents

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February, 2007 Archive

Penny Caused ’05 Jax Beach Crane Collapse

Penny Causes Crane Collapse

Jacksonville Beach, Florida Almost two years ago, three construction workers were injured when a 100-ton crane came crashing down on a Jacksonville Beach construction site. The three workers were injured, but survived the collapse, which occurred back in July of 2005 as the crane was being used to build the Read More

One Killed in Crane Accident


A 39-year-old man died Thursday morning and another man was injured in a crane accident at the White Energy Ethanol Refinery in Hereford. Laray Lee Tidmore of Idabel, Okla., was dead at the scene. Hereford Police Chief David Wagner identified the injured worker as 40-year-old James Lytle of Oak Grove, Read More