Accidental Death

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Accidental Death - Sedalia Man Is Electrocuted On Job at WAFB Ray...
Sedalia Man Is Electrocuted On Job at WAFB Ray Thompson, 54. of 310 North Summit, was electrocuted about 8 30 a.m. Friday while working with a crane pouring concrete at the Whiteman Air Force Base Thompson was working for the V. A Siegel Construction Co. at the time. According to information regarding regarding the accident, Thompson was standing on the ground operating a scoop and cable which were connected connected to the crane sitting in a north I’he crane was south position the crane to a west direction and the boom came in contact with Another man standing nearby i ..I | . i _i was knocked down and shocked Home. Marshall. Arrangements are incomplete. He is survived by his wife and one adopted son. I hey reside with Mr. anil Mrs. Siegel at the North Summit dress. when the operator started to swing high tension wires. man standing nearby knocked down and shocked but was not believed seriously hurt, The job of pouring concrete was in back of the Officers Club and between the club and the housing development to the west. Thompson was taken to the base hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. His body was) taken to the Hershberger

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  1. The Sedalia Democrat,
  2. 30 Aug 1957, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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