Kansas Man Killed When Pinned Beneath Crane

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February 5, 2013

A Holton, Kansas man was killed Monday when he was pinned under a 50-ton crane.

Coffey County authorities received a report of a crane tipped over with a man inside Monday afternoon near Juneberry, Kansas. When deputies arrived they discovered the man was pinned under the crane.

The victim has been identified as Eric Spaar, 51. The crane was being used as workers replaced a bridge.

The incident remains under investigation by Coffey County Sheriffs Office and OSHA.

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