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Crane collapse kills ironworker

Inquiry begins on the cause of 'Goliath' accident in Quincy

The accident resulted in the third death in three years from crane failure at the Quincy shipyard. The accident resulted in the third death in three years from crane failure at the Quincy shipyard. (Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee)
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By David Abel and Emily Sweeney
Globe Staff / August 15, 2008

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QUINCY - A massive support leg of a 30-story-tall crane once used to build ships collapsed yesterday as it was being dismantled at Fore River Shipyard, killing a 28-year-old iron worker. (Full article: 1206 words)

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