BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A construction worker was killed instantly after he was hit in the head with a crane holding 13,000 pounds of cement in Harbor East Friday morning.
It happened around 7:30 a.m. in the area of Aliceanna Street and South Central Avenue, Baltimore Police tell WJZ.READ MORE: U.S. Park Police Name Pamela Smith As New Chief, First Black Woman To Lead The Force
The victim was 44 years old. Police suspect no foul play.
Representatives for the property management group released the following statement Friday afternoon.READ MORE: Bobbleheads Memorialize Baltimore Sports Superfan Mo Gaba, Raise Money For Charity
“We regretfully report that at approximately 7:30AM, an employee of a subcontractor was tragically killed while working on the Liberty Harbor East construction site. Emergency responders were called to the site and the individual was pronounced dead at the scene. Representatives from Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) have conducted an onsite review and their investigation is ongoing. The name of the individual is being withheld until the family has been notified.”
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