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Construction Worker Killed in Scissor Lift Accident

Graham, Wash.—A construction worker died when a scissor lift pinned him against a framing timber for several minutes. After being freed, he was flown to a medical center, where he was later pronounced dead. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office said the man bled to death from a crushing injury to his chest and abdomen. Sheriff’s deputies and the state Department of Labor and Industries are investigating. –


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