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Worker Killed at Amazon Hub Construction Site in Kentucky

A worker was killed at an Amazon delivery hub under construction at an airport in northern Kentucky, authorities said. The workplace accident occurred Saturday at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, WXIX-TV reported. The Boone County coroner’s office confirmed the fatality, …

Worker Killed by Falling Crane Counterweight in New York City

A worker was crushed to death Saturday when a crane counterweight fell on him at a lower Manhattan construction site, the third time in less than a week that a New York City construction worker was killed on the job. …

North Carolina Construction Company Fined $20K Over Worker Death

A construction company whose employee died after falling out of an elevator has been cited for safety violations. WBTV-TV reports that the North Carolina Department of Labor announced that Gilbane Building Company is required to pay $20,300 in fines in …

Florida Construction Worker Killed After Being Trapped Under Crane at Marina

Authorities say a construction worker was killed and another worker injured when a crane toppled at a marina on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Other construction workers attempted to free the trapped employee Thursday when he became caught under the construction crane …

Lift Touches Power Line, Kills Worker at Pennsylvania Industrial Park

Authorities say a lift touched a power line in an industrial park in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing a construction worker. The Luzerne County coroner’s office says 43-year-old Jason Evans of Clarks Summit died from an apparent electrocution. Evans was pronounced dead …

Part of Building Collapses in Pennsylvania, Killing One of Two Trapped Workers

A two-story home being demolished in Philadelphia, Penn., partially collapsed Monday, killing one of two contractors who had been trapped, officials said. Two men were working on the building shortly before 11 a.m. when the rear of the property collapsed, …

North Carolina Construction Worker Killed in Fall From Elevator in 33-Story Tower

A construction worker has died after falling out of an elevator on the 19th floor of a structure being built in North Carolina’s largest city. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said 24-year-old Juventino Mata-Hernandez was working on a 33-story tower when he died …

Maryland Highway Construction Worker Dies from Injuries

A highway construction worker has died from injuries he received when he was hit by a truck. Local media report that Walter I. Gonzales-Lopez, a 56-year-old Baltimore resident, died Sunday. He and a co-worker were struck Wednesday in a closed …

Pennsylvania Construction Worker Crushed by Safe Deposit Box

Authorities in suburban Philadelphia, Penn., say a construction worker was crushed to death by a safety deposit box. Cheltenham Township police say the incident happened at an old Wells Fargo in the Cheltenham Mall around 1 p.m. Monday. Officials say …

Construction Worker Dies After Falling from University of Kentucky Roof

Authorities say a construction worker died after falling from the roof of a building at the University of Kentucky. Media reports say 47-year-old Michael Persichitti died after falling about 30 feet Friday at the site of the new student center …