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Man killed in crane accident

Tractor driver killed, 55-year-old crane female operator critically injured when crane collapses in Hod Hasharon

Raanan Ben-Zur Published: 02.05.10, 10:56 / Israel News




A 35-year-old tractor driver was killed and a 55-year-old crane operator was critically injured on Friday when a crane collapsed at a construction site at the Neve Ne'eman junction in Hod Hasharon.



Emergency services evacuated the injured to Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva, where the tractor driver died of his wounds. Meanwhile, a smaller crane collapsed and hit the ground nearby. No one was injured.



The adjacent road was closed briefly following the incident. Large police forces from the Kfar Saba police station were called to the scene, and have begun probing the circumstances of the accident.



Kfar Saba Police deputy commander Superintendent Roee Shefer told Ynet that police

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Added: Feb-5-2010 
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