Falling Concrete Kills Crane Operator | Daily Construction News

New Orleans, La., December 2012—A crane operator who was demolishing an existing hospital to make room for a new one died when falling concrete struck his head and chest. Although other workers were at the site, nobody witnessed the accident. The operator was reportedly working to meet a tight deadline when the accident happened. The cause remains under investigation. Officials postponed a groundbreaking ceremony for the new hospital out of respect for the victim. – www.nola.com


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