1700 LBS Pipe Kills Man at Construction Site

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MALTA - A construction accident in Ballston Spa claims the life of a Massachusetts man Saturday morning.

24-year-old Gary Feeney of Dochester Massachusetts was assisting in unloading a 1,700 pound pipe from a flatbed at a construction site in the northwest corner near Route 67 and East Line road.

State Police say the 40 foot pipe dislodged from the excavator and fell 8 feet onto the worker, pinning him to the ground.

Other workers at the site removed the pipe and Feeney was transported to Saratoga Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:20 a.m.

Feeney was employed by a National Grid subcontractor Feeney Brothers Corp.

A joint investigation by the State Police and the National Grid Internal Audit Team, OSHA, and the Public Service Commission is ongoing. 1700 pound pipe kills man at construction site

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MALTA - A construction accident in Ballston Spa claims the life of a Massachusetts man Saturday morning. 24-year-old Gary Feeney of Dochester Massachusetts was assisting in unloading a 1,700 pound pipe from a flatbed at a construction site in the northwest corner near Route 67 and East Line road. State Police say the 40 foot pipe dislodged from the excavator and fell 8 feet onto the worker, pinning him to the ground. Other workers at the site removed the pipe and Feeney was transported to Saratoga Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:20 a.m. Feeney was employed by a National Grid subcontractor Feeney Brothers Corp. A joint investigation by the State Police and the National Grid Internal Audit Team, OSHA, and the Public Service Commission is ongoing. 1700 pound pipe kills man at construction site

Read More at: http://www.cbs6albany.com/news/features/top-story/stories/subcontractor-killed-construction-accident-7571.shtml