In Westford, Massachusetts, a quarry worker died on the job after a giant metal plate pinned him underneath. The metal had been dropped by an excavator.
Manuel Neves, 62, of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, was using a machine that recycled large concrete blocks when the Massachusetts quarry accident occurred.
Neves was working for Boston Power and Crushing. He died from injuries sustained in the accident. Federal safety inspectors were called in to investigate the accident.
Pawtucket man killed in quarry accident, Eyewitnessnewstv.com, October 10, 2008
Metal Plate Crushes Westford Worker To Death, WBZTV.com, October 3, 2008
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