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Dallas Crane Collapse Victim Identified as 29-year-old Woman

DALLAS — Residents in North Texas began to come to grips Monday with the widespread damage left after a sudden thunderstorm bearing near hurricane-strength winds rolled through the area and collapsed a crane onto an apartment complex, killing one person …

Crane Collapses on Dallas Apartment Building, Killing 1, Injuring 6

A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto an apartment house in Dallas on Sunday and sliced through five floors of the building, killing at least one person and injuring six others, a city fire and rescue spokesman …

Mississippi Workers Remain Hospitalized From Crane Collapse

Two workers from VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula, Miss., remained hospitalized in Alabama from an accident involving the shipyard’s two largest cranes. Officials say several cranes were moving a section of a ship’s bow Wednesday when the cranes collapsed. One …

Tennessee Contractor Fined in May Crane Collapse

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Nashville, Tenn., contractor more than $60,000, citing the company with willful and serious safety violations. According to OSHA, Mountain States Contractors was replacing the Route 109 bridge over the Cumberland …

OSHA Investigating Crane Collapse in Upstate New York

Federal authorities say they’re investigating the collapse of a construction crane in the middle of the downtown business and entertainment district in Saratoga Springs. No one was injured when the crane toppled over Tuesday afternoon at a hotel construction site …

Operator, Contractor Cited in New York City Crane Collapse

A crane operator and a contractor didn’t inspect equipment, failed to take proper precautions and ran the rig unsafely before it collapsed while building a New York City apartment tower and injured seven construction workers, officials said Wednesday. Crane operator …

New York City Suspends License of Operator of Fallen Crane

The operator of a crane that collapsed at a New York City construction site was trying to lift a load more than twice as heavy as the crane’s capacity in a place where it shouldn’t have been, officials said Thursday. …

New York City Crane Collapses at Construction Site; 7 Hurt

With the popping of cables and the snapping of metal, a crane collapsed onto a building under construction near New York’s East River waterfront Wednesday, injuring seven people, three of whom needed to be extricated from underneath the fallen machinery. …

2 Dead in Crane Collapse on University of Texas Campus

Officials say two construction workers are dead after a crane collapsed on the University of Texas at Dallas campus. A message posted on the school’s website said the accident happened Saturday afternoon while the crane was being dismantled. University spokeswoman …

Crane Falls at Michigan Construction Site

A 250-foot-tall crane collapsed Friday morning onto a building at a construction site at the Kent County jail complex in Grand Rapids,Mich., injuring three people, authorities said. The jail was placed on lockdown following the incident. Kent County Undersheriff Jon …