Crane Accidents

Worker Dies in Mobile Shipyard Accident

06/19/08

Mobile, Alabama

A construction worker was killed in an accident at a Mobile ship yard.

Mobile Police spokeswoman Nancy Johnson said 24-year-old Dimitri Hicks died Wednesday at about 7 a.m. She said Hicks was operating an overhead crane and was pinned between a sheet of steel and a wall.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating.

Hicks was employed as a shipfitter at Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Company.

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