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Crane Accident Shuts Down I-5/805 Merge

05/14/03
Crane Accident Shuts Down I-5/805 Merge

San Diego, California  Report Update (01/28/04):  State Withdraws Disputed Citation Two companies involved in the crane mishap that shut down the Interstate 5/805 merge Wednesday have been cited by the state in the past for safety violations, but an official characterizes the companies’ overall records as better than average. Accidents Read More

Two Nabholz Construction Workers Were Injured when Crane Boom Fell at WCMC

03/29/03

Searcy, Arkansas  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Boom Narrowly Misses Neighbor

03/27/03

Stuart, Florida  Big Johnson Concrete Pumping workers try to find a way to remove the boom of their concrete-pumping crane from the roof of Blair and Christine Wickstrom’s home Wednesday in Stuart. The crane fell after the operator, Michael Pokornicki, pulled in an outrigger used to support the crane’s boom while the Read More

Crane Boom Falls, Injuring Worker

03/4/03

North Charleston, South Carolina More information lost due to broken links.

Man Critical After Being Pinned by Crane Boom

02/8/03

Lebanon, Oregon  An Albany & Eastern Railroad employee is in critical condition today after a crane boom fell on him Thursday.

Crane’s Boom Crashes into Roof of House

02/2/03

 Piscathaway, New Jersey  More information lost due to broken links.

Four Workers Injured when Zeiger Crane Rental Boom Collapses at Pompano Apartment Site

01/29/03

Pompano Beach, Florida  More information lost due to broken links.

Man Killed In Iowa Construction Accident

12/6/02

Breda, Iowa  Bruce Owen Hicks, 50, of Sioux Falls, died Thursday when a boom of a crane collapsed and fell on him. Authorities said he was working on a bridge repair project southwest of Breda, which is about 10 miles northwest of Carroll in western Iowa.

Worker Injured After Crane Boom Falls

03/15/02

Frederick, Maryland More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Boom Falls, Hits State Office

01/9/02

Baton Rouge, Louisiana More information lost due to broken links.

Man Dies in Crane Accident

01/2/02

Lakeland, Florida A crane at a residential construction site snapped off its boom and fell on the crane operator’s 55-year-old friend, killing him, officials said. The victim, Harry Weaver, had driven the crane operator to the job site in a residential golfing community in south Lakeland Wednesday, said Rusty Parsons, Read More

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