Crane Accidents

Man Dies in 200ft Crane Fall at Plymouth Building Site

02/18/11

Plymouth, United Kingdom

Tower Crane 200' Fall Results in Death UK 2011A man has died after falling about 200ft (61m) from a crane in Plymouth.

Emergency services were called to a building site on Sutton Road, in the Coxside area of the Devon city, at 1837 GMT on Thursday.

Police said the man fell from the crane at about 1920 GMT and they were not treating the incident as suspicious.

The coroner has been informed and inquiries are continuing to identify the deceased man who is believed to be aged in his 30s.

Detectives from South Central CID are investigating.

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