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Worker Crushed While Installing Concrete Walls

Crane tips over causing two wall slabs to fall.

January 28, 2016

Photo credit: Scott G Winterton, Deseret News



A fatal construction accident happened Tuesday in American Fork, Utah, when a crane used to maneuver concrete wall panels struck an unsecured 60,000-pound wall section, causing the wall to fall on a nearby worker.

The 24-year old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Source: Deseret News; KSL Broadcasting

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