45 Years Ago, the Deadliest Construction Accident in U.S. Killed 51

It was 45 years ago today that a huge scaffold system collapsed inside a cooling tower under construction at a West Virginia power plant, sending 51 workers tumbling to their deaths 170 feet below.

Eleven members of one family were among the victims in the collapse, according to news reports at the time. None of the workers on the scaffold survived.

— Read on www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2023/04/27/718058.htm

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