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Crane Topples Onto Railroad Worker

Last updated on Friday, June 18, 2010

(PORTER, IN) - The Porter County Sheriff’s Department says a worker directing crane operations at the site of a train derailment in Jackson Township was killed Thursday when a crane toppled onto him.

43-year-old Michael Bowling of Dyer was overseeing the clearing of rail cars and containers when the crane became unstable and fell.

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