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Crane falls down, killing worker

Suffolk University roof was being inspected

Boston firefighters and emergency personnel at the scene of a crane collapse yesterday on West Street in Downtown Crossing. Boston firefighters and emergency personnel at the scene of a crane collapse yesterday on West Street in Downtown Crossing. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
By Megan Woolhouse, Globe Staff and John M. Guilfoil
Globe Correspondent / February 8, 2009

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One worker was killed and another seriously injured after a crane used to inspect the roof of a seven-story Suffolk University dormitory fell over yesterday morning, its 110-foot metal arm plummeting through the air before slamming into a building in the heart of busy Downtown Crossing. (Full article: 697 words)

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