Man Killed in Crane Accident

November 1, 2016

The owner of an equipment dealership was killed when a crane he was operating fell over In Allegan County, Michigan. Police identified that man as Robert Jay Geurink, 55, owner of the business.

The accident happened at 8:56 a.m. Tuesday near Holland Equipment Services, an agriculture and construction equipment dealership in Holland, Michigan.

Police said the man was the sole operator of the crane when it fell. Other workers heard the crash but no one directly witnessed the incident, officers said. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administrators will lead the investigation because it does not look criminal, deputies said.

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Editors' note: This article has been updated.