A 60 foot fall from a crane killed a construction worker in Seattle on Monday.
Helen Fitzpatrick, Seattle Fire Department Spokesperson, stated that the man, a tower crane operator, fell to the concrete below while he was climbing down the crane’s ladder. The Seattle Construction accident happened at approximately 8:30am.
The construction site is near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Bell Street. Firefighters responded to the fatal construction accident and transported the man to Harborview Medical Center. He
died there Monday afternoon.
The man is believed to be in his 40’s, but has not been identified.