Man dies after crane collapse in southeast Kansas


FREDONIA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after a crane collapsed at a construction site in southeast Kansas.

Wilson County Sheriff Pete Figgin says deputies were called Friday to the site south of Fredonia, where a Fredonia Water Treatment Plant is under construction.

Figgin says officers found two adult men injured at the site. One man died and the other was treated for minor injuries.

KOAM-TV reports the sheriff said the cause of the crane collapse hasn’t been determined.

No names have been released.

Federal safety officials have been contacted about the death.

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