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  • Detroit woman charged in I-75 crash that killed construction worker
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - A 22-year-old Detroit woman has been charged in connection with a fatal crash on I-75 that kiled a construction worker. Construction worker hit and killed on I-75 in Detroit by suspected drunk driver On June 14 on I-75 near Warren in...
  • Woman charged in I-75 crash killing road worker
    Detroit — A 22-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a crash on northbound Interstate 75 last week that killed a construction worker and injured another in a work zone. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy on Sunday said Samiya Speed, 22...
  • Construction worker in Stafford loses three fingers in work site accident
    A 39-year-old construction worker lost three fingers Friday morning after his hand got stuck in a piece of drilling equipment in Stafford County, according to the Fire and Rescue Department. The incident occurred about 10:50 a.m. near the corner of Kellogg...
  • Detroit woman charged after car kills construction worker
    45 a.m. on June 14 when her car entered a construction zone and struck a 57-year-old David Snell of Bay City as he was helping another worker hook up a trailer to a pickup truck. The crash caused Speed's car to roll over. She was arrested by Michigan State...
  • Duke Energy worker dies in accident in southern Indiana
    NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Police in southern Indiana say a man has died in an apparent industrial accident at a Duke Energy power plant. New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey says 65-year-old Clarence Silviking Jr. was pronounced dead at a Louisville...
  • Utility worker dies in accident at central Washington dam
    WENATCHEE, Wash. – The Chelan Public Utility District says an employee has died while working at a hydroelectric dam south of Wenatchee. The utility says a 40-year-old employee working on the spillway at Rock Island Dam on Wednesday was hit by a piece of...
  • Co-workers from Kentucky injured in Daytona Beach roller-coaster crash
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The 10 people on the roller-coaster that derailed Thursday night in Daytona Beach were co-workers who were in town on an organized trip from Kentucky. A spokesperson for Alternative Outlooks confirmed that many of the people involved...
  • RFID Cuts Worker Alert Response Time in Half
    The Triax Technologies solution, already in use at six sites, enables the construction company to increase its response speed to the site of an accident or health emergency, and to reduce the amount of time required to account for workers during an evacuation.
  • Veteran TV journalist Elizabeth Brackett dies after bike accident
    her family believes it was an accident because there was damage to her helmet. She often biked for training. “Athleticism and competition were a part of her life,” said “Chicago Tonight” host and co-worker Phil Ponce. In 1991, Ms. Brackett told the...
  • Detroit woman charged in death of construction worker on I-75
    A Detroit woman has been charged in the fatal highway crash that took the life of a construction worker last week. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged 22-year-old Samiya Speed with operating a motor vehicle causing death; eriving with license...