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Crane tips over at construction site in Tacoma

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on June 30, 2011 at 4:53 pm |
June 30, 2011 5:18 pm
Peter Haley / Staff photographer

Sound Transit officials are investigating what caused a crane to topple over today at the construction site near the 705 overpass in Tacoma.

The incident occurred about 3 p.m. at the site on B Street between 25th and 26th streets.

“We are working with the contractor who owns the crane to determine what happened,” Sound Transit spokeswoman Kimberly Reason said.

No one was injured.

Work is temporarily halted at the site while the investigation is completed. Crews there are laying the last segment of track for the Sounder commuter rail extension that will offer service from Tacoma to Lakewood in 2012.

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