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Worker Crushed to Death in Crane Accident

Posted by nahetsblog on September 8, 2011

Rochester, NY — According to officials, a crane tipped over as the worker was moving the crane from one side of the sloped concrete spillway to another, causing the man to become trapped under the heavy machinery. A construction accident in the Genesee River Gorge has left a man who was pinned under a fallen crane dead. The fatal construction accident occurred Tuesday afternoon, September 6, 2011, at 2:45 p.m., at a project for Rochester Gas and Electric, reported WXXI.

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