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Crane Collapse At College Campus Kills Two

r-CRANE-COLLAPSE-large570.jpg Earlier this month, two workers were killed on the University of Texas-Dallas’s Richardson campus after a crane collapsed above them. The workers were dismantling a construction crane at Arts and Technology Building when powerful gusts of wind and rain rolled in. Around 3:00 p.m., the storm caused the crane to collapse, killing the workers.

The construction workers were part of a crew working to build a new 155,000 square foot art and technology center. The construction crew was scheduled to remove two of the cranes from the site on the day of the accident. The university stated that no other parties were injured in the crane crash.

2 dead in crane collapse on UT, www.miamiherald.com July 07, 2012.


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