Dad finds son killed by tree

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A young Styrian has died as a spruce tree he was cutting down fell onto him.The 24-year-old man was cutting down trees in a forest near Rabendorf in Styria¬ís Weiz district yesterday afternoon (Tues).Local police said the worker was probably trying to loosen the treetop of a spruce whose trunk had been cut, but had […]

Plunging plate kills builder

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A construction worker was killed by a falling concrete panel yesterday morning (Tues), officials in Vienna said today.Isar K., 25, was already dead when an emergency doctor arrived at the building site in the Floridsdorf district. He suffered serious internal injuries when a huge concrete plate dropped on his upper body.Only some days ago, a […]

Tyrolean worker injured in truck plunge

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A worker steering a dumper truck was injured when he fell down a 40-metre embankment today (Weds).The 43-year-old was transporting gravel destined for a nearby construction site when the forest road he was driving along near Imsterberg, Tyrol, suddenly gave in under the weight.The man, who sustained head and internal injuries, was transferred to hospital […]