Crane Accidents

Maryland Farmer Injured in Power Line Accident


A Maryland farmer was hospitalised in Easton on Monday after sustaining electric shock during work at a grain silo on his farm on Harmony Road, Preston. A heavy section was being lifted by crane to the top of the silo when a cable contacted overhead power lines, the power grounded through the farmer who was in contact with the crane. Although he was unconscious on admission he revived and is expected to complete a full recovery.

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