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: COVID-19 In Maryland: Two More Mass Vaccination Sites Open Monday
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: Volunteers Clean Up Jewish Cemetery As A Part Of 'Good Deeds Day'
“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.”
This story will be updated as more details become available.MORE NEWS: Maryland Inmates Can Now Earn A Bachelor's Degree From Georgetown University