Worker Killed In Crane Accident

For the second time in a month, the coroner is called out to a central Kentucky power plant.

A man working at the E.W. Brown plant in Mercer County died Monday morning when he was crushed under a piece of heavy equipment.

It was just after 8:00 Monday morning when 48-year-old Tim Watson's morning at work came to a tragic end.

Officials tell us the accident happened when Watson was trying help to disassemble and move a crane. A piece of the crane fell on him, killing him instantly.

Company officials say all workers contracted out go through extensive safety training.

Watson was from Eubank and worked for Bush and Burchette Incorporated, which is a subcontractor of Bizzack Incorporated.

Because of the accident, work was suspended at the part of the facility where the accident happened until further notice.

Two other plants suspended work today to do more safety briefings in light of the accident.


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  • by Marion Watson Location: Oklahoma on Apr 19, 2008 at 07:48 PM
    The night before Tim passed away, The Holy Spirit visited me concerning an accident. I went to work the next morning as I work at a petroleum refinery and there is quite a bit of potential safety concerns as we work everday. I held a safety discussion with two of my co-workers to convey awareness for the day as we worked on our jobs and provided my witness of the night before. At approximately 10:30 that morning, I received a call from my wife Sandy and she ask me to come to her work that she had to tell me something. Tim is my brother. He has joined the air force ~ The Air Force of God. I came in remembrance of the witness of The Body of Christ as how it was revealed about three months prior to Tim's passing. When you look at a group of people whom are believers, whom are gathered in His Name, in truth ye may see Him. As God dealt with those whose testimonies provided the Word as we know it, so will He do so as long as we are. The Word is True, yet it will never be bounded by us.
  • by Jack Location: Pike County on Apr 24, 2007 at 07:42 AM
    At one time you couldn't get a drivers liscense until you turned 18. Wonder why!
  • by Randy Location: Winchester on Apr 23, 2007 at 04:54 PM
    my father is a foreman for this work crew..the man was killed right in front of him...such a dangerous job working in construction...my thoughts and prayers go out to the Watson family...a tragic event to say the least

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