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July, 2008 Archive
Sanford, North Carolina A Rockingham man was electrocuted Tuesday while erecting a modular home in Lee County, authorities said. Andera Reddick, 55, was on the ground pulling cable down from a crane at the house site when the cable hit an overhead power line, authorities said. He was pronounced dead Read More
Port Townsend, Washington A 40,000-pound industrial crane used to lift heavy ship parts toppled Tuesday morning at the Port of Port Townsend shipyard, causing a crane operator minor injuries, firefighters said. The unidentified crane operator was in the cab of the crane at about 10 a.m., attempting to remove a Read More
Kingwood, Texas A 150-ton crane trying to take down a sign designating the entrance to Kingwood toppled Monday, the Houston area’s second crane accident in four days. No injuries were reported in the incident. On Friday, four contract workers were killed when a massive mobile crane fell and hit a Read More
Houston, Texas Update (01/17/2009): Report: Operator Untrained When Houston Crane Flipped Only one worker remains in the hospital after Friday’s crane collapse which killed four people and injured seven. Lyondell says the accident did not affect plant operations, but there are grief counselors on site. It happened around 1:30pm Friday Read More