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Firm Blames Worker Error for Crane Accident

A construction firm said operator error caused a crane to tip over and damage another building while it was lifting scaffolding.

July 06, 2015

A construction firm said operator error caused a crane to tip over and damage another building while it was lifting scaffolding at the University of Pittsburgh, reports TribLive News.

The construction firm and owner of the crane, Franco Associates, said it will interview the crane operator and administer a drug test.

There were no injuries reported, and damage to the building was described as cosmetic, according toTribLive News.

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