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Construction Worker, Union Member Killed On Pennsylvania Jobsite Construction Worker, Union Member Killed On Pennsylvania Jobsite
Insulators Union Member Matthew Holloran Killed On Jobsite Union colleagues are passing the hat for Matthew Holloran, who died on a job site last Wednesday, May 8.  "Matt passed away while working on a construction site in West Philadelphia," wrote fellow Insulators Union member Maria Pfrommer on GoFundMe.  "This is a tragedy that hits too close to home, a stark reminder of the dangers our brothers and sisters face every day on construction sites nationwide and just how short life is." A spokesperson for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Holloran's death is under investigation.  Holloran, 49, of Glenm…
Dad Of 2 ID'd As 1 Of 3 Construction Workers Struck Dead On I-83 In PA Dad Of 2 ID'd As 1 Of 3 Construction Workers Struck Dead On I-83 In PA
Dad Of 2 ID'd As 1 Of 3 Construction Workers Struck Dead On I-83 In PA A 24-year-old man has been identified by his family as one of the three construction workers killed when a 24-year-old box truck driver struck a construction vehicle that propelled it into the men working along Interstate 83. Jesse Mckenzie has been identified as one of the workers killed in the crash at mile marker 35.5, on I-83 South in Fairview Township. The crash happened at 3:25 a.m. on April 17, 2024, Trooper Grothey detailed in the release. Jesse McKenzie my heart can’t handle what I’ve heard today…. one of my childhood friends gone in an instant. We were... Posted by Jarrett Hen…
Allentown Trench Rescue: What We Know Allentown Trench Rescue: What We Know
Allentown Trench Rescue: What We Know Crews spent hours rescuing a construction worker who became trapped in a trench in Allentown Wednesday, Jan. 11. Two men were digging in the backyard of a home at 15th and Gordon streets when the trench caved in around 2 p.m., officials said. While one worker was able to climb out, another was buried five feet deep — around his neck or past it — underground, city officials said. As of 6:20 p.m., the Scranton and Bucks County technical rescue teams were on scene and he was nearly out. 6:19 p.m. update: Scranton Technical Rescue Team is on the scene. Bucks County Technical Rescue is al…