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Another crane accident in Liverpool

A man, believed to be a banksman, was killed yesterday on a construction site in Wavertree Technology Park Liverpool. A second man was injured in the accident which involved a crane hired from Bryn Thomas of Flint.
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The fatal accident in Liverpool

The Demag crane was working in the grounds of SHS International, a medical supplies company. The operator was not seriously injured.

The Merseyside police and the Health & Safety Executive are investing the accident


The man who dies in the accident was Richard Mark Thornton, 46, a steel erector who was guiding the load when the crane tipped.