One dead, one injured in crane accident in Oklahoma City

As reported by One man was killed and another injured Tuesday when something fell off a crane at a construction site, a police spokesman said. The accident happened as the crane was being shut down for the night, Oklahoma City police Lt. Daniel Stewart said. It happened about 8:35 p.m. on the Chesapeake Energy campus at 6100 N Western Ave., he said. One man was taken to a hospital, but his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, Stewart said. At least one person witnessed the accident. Neither man’s identity was released by police. The crane is owned by Rent-A-Crane and was being used on a Silvercliff Construction site. Stewart said he didn’t know if the two victims worked for either company.

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