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    :: Saturday, August 20, 2005 ::

    Collapse kills worker - By Chris Hack, Chicago Daily Southtown
    O'Keefe indicated that moving the steel structure is expected to be an extremely delicate task. All of the giant cranes currently at the construction site are strong enough only to handle one of the steel beams — not six stuck together.

    Dozens of ironworkers remained at the scene after the incident, and more streamed toward the site throughout the night. But they can do nothing before the structural engineer arrives, and they just stood staring at the twisted wreckage.

    "I'm not sure how they're going to figure this one out," Welsh said. "That's an unbelievable mass of steel."

    Ramp collapses - BY MEMA AYI, Munster Times, IN
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    Accident scene surreal, somber - BY DEBORAH LAVERTY, nwitimes.com
    Ironworkers stood by somberly as police and emergency personnel worked to control traffic. They had little to say as the body of one of their own, Daniel Lopez, lay beneath literally tons of steel.

    The collapsed steel resembled a larger-than-life accordion. An orange crane, used to set the beams, sat silent.
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