Worker Killed Trying to Free Wheel Loader

December 17, 2010

A Lancaster County construction worker died in a construction accident at Holtwood Dam Thursday morning. State Police say that contractors attempting to move a piece of equipment that was stuck on a steep grade. Workers, using heavy equipment, were attempting to pull out the stuck loader, when a piece of equipment struck and killed 59 year old Bruce Hardy of Bainbridge.

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the incident, along with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, PPL and Welsh Construction Company.