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Police Say Man Killed in Industrial Accident at Pennsylvania Plant

An industrial accident claimed the life of a worker in western Pennsylvania, authorities said. Allegheny County police said emergency personnel were called shortly after 10:30 a.m. Friday to Alpha Aeromatics in O’Hara Township. First responders found a man struck by …

Police Say New York Construction Worker Killed in Trench Collapse

A construction worker was killed when a trench collapsed on him while he was working in a residential development in the Hudson Valley community of Woodbury, New York, police said. The 43-year-old worker was digging in a 10-foot ditch when …

Firefighter Trainee Dies After Being Stricken in Upstate New York

A 21-year-old man who suffered a medical emergency during firefighter training in upstate New York died nine days after being stricken. Peyton Morse died at Guthrie Hospital in Sayre, Penn., according to fire officials. He had been training to become …

Construction Worker Killed in Massachusetts When Garage Stairwell Collapses

One construction worker was killed and a second was critically injured in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Wednesday morning when a section of the concrete stairwell in a city-owned parking garage collapsed, authorities said. “At least a ton” of steel and concrete …

Two Dead After Getting Struck at Boston Construction Site

Two people died when they were struck by a truck at a construction site in Boston on Wednesday, officials said. The workers were struck on High Street in the city’s Financial District just after 8 a.m., interim police Commissioner Gregory …

Construction Worker Hurt in Accident at New Jersey College

A construction worker was injured when a gasket burst and struck him in the head at a college in northern New Jersey, authorities said. Workers were conducting a standard pressure test on a chiller line in the Learning Commons Library …

Falls Kill Two Long Island Men in Separate Workplace Accidents

A landscaper fell from a tree and a roofer fell from a building in two separate fatal workplace accidents Monday on Long Island. Suffolk County Police said 51-year-old Vicente Oliver of Levittown was trimming a tree at a West Hills …

Man Killed in Accident in Central Pennsylvania Mine

Authorities on Wednesday were investigating after a man died in a central Pennsylvania coal mine. Daniel Shoener, 37, of Donaldson, was struck by a rock about 1,000 feet below the surface in Williamstown Mine on Tuesday afternoon, police said. Fellow …

Two Hurt When Fire Patrol Plane Flips Onto Roof at Massachusetts Airport

Two people suffered minor injuries when a small airplane used to spot fires flipped over onto its roof at a Massachusetts airport, authorities say. The single-engine aircraft was landing at Plymouth Municipal Airport at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon when …

Twelve Hurt as Commuter Buses Crash on New Jersey Turnpike Ramp

A crash early Monday involving two New Jersey Transit buses on a New Jersey Turnpike exit ramp left roughly 12 people injured, authorities said. The accident in Secaucus occurred around 7:15 a.m., state police said. One bus rear-ended the other …