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AuthoruM mcm ckm moll. IW 'ones Oaaortmtnt OTKM ond tar paymanf at Bnttooa a) ml COMMERCE HIGH SITE Crane Topples, Workman Killed A steelworker wu klUedl; ana a co-workman co-workman co-workman injured early today when a crane toppled toppled while lifting a six-ton six-ton six-ton girder into place at the site of the new High School of Commerce at Louisa and Preston Streets. Andre Gunville, 26. of 12 Parker Street, Catlneau Point, was apparently jolted from a girder and fell on to concrete , reinforcing steel rods 40 feet : below. He died while going into emergency -. -. surgery at , .Civic Hospital. ' Witnesses said the crane be- be- came overbalanced while lifting lifting the large beam into place. , The crane's boom fell and . crumpled across steel work , already in place. One witness, working below : when the mishap - occurred. g .the girder befor . Gunville and other steel connectors connectors went-on went-on went-on the job." f The injured workman - was identified as Gary Zieman, 28. ' of 66 Queen Mary Street. Ot-, Ot-, Ot-, tawa. Both men were em-. em-. em-. ployed by Canada Iron Foun-: Foun-: Foun-: dries Ltd., a sub-contractor sub-contractor sub-contractor on .' the Doran Construction proj- proj- ect ' --- --- --- Witnesses said Gunville's father is the Canada Iron fore-. fore-. fore-. man at the site and had to be taken under care for a heart t -condition. -condition. ' I Mr. Zieman was reported by Civic Hospital to be suffering from backr injuries from his - "fall onto some rocks, at the '"-tdge-of '"-tdge-of '"-tdge-of '"-tdge-of '"-tdge-of 'a basement excava-tton. excava-tton. excava-tton. The witness said he noticed the crane start to topple and the unidentified .operator start to hold it upright The crane's extended boom crumpled when it fell across a girder already in place. , . Another workman scamper ed out of the way, seconds before before the boom hit. by clinging to the underside of the girder. The boom hit where be had been standing seconds before." He and another unidentified workman were uninjured. The two men working below were able to scramble out of the way of the falling steel work. - r )ti Bravery A fireman and a trench hi' spectof are the first winners of recently-established recently-established recently-established city awards for bravery by civic employees. Patrick Dorion. the fireman, and Guy Branscomb will be honored in a special ceremony before tonight's council meeting. meeting. Fireman Dorion is commended commended for the dramatic rescue of two persons from the eighth floor of the' blazing Beacon Arms Hotel in July, 1964. He was lowered by rope from the hotel roof and directed the -Low .,' Vir. t

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 08 Feb 1966, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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