Fatal dropped load

A man died yesterday after a Rough Terrain crane dropped its load while working on a ranch in Johnson County, Tennessee

Details are limited however the crane was being used by a contractor to relocate a number of silos on the ranch when the man was struck by something that was dropped by the crane. This might have been a hook block or a load, but indications suggest it was the ‘headache ball’ on the auxiliary winch line. He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

We will update this report if and when we are able.


Crane lads
Harry they haven't got the balls all these people can do is hide behind a screen

Mar 2, 2020

Harry Sharp
To anyone who has given the comment made by Cranelads a ‘thumbs down’ would you care to explain why you have done so?

Mar 2, 2020

Crane lads
Very sad news

Feb 28, 2020
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