Worker Electrocuted when Crane Hits Powerlines in New York

March 29, 2024
Truck crane caught fire.

A man has died after touching a crane that had come into contact with overhead power lines in Catskill, New York. The truck crane also caught on fire.

A report by the Times Union said Branden Luciano, 36, died from his injuries. News reports said the crane cables touched the electrical wires, and Luciano touched the crane hook.

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Rod Sutton

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