ARLINGTON -- A cable on a construction crane snapped today at the new Dallas Cowboys stadium in Arlington -- injuring three workers.
Hospital officials say one person was critically hurt, while the
other two are in fair condition.
Project manager Manhattan Construction says all three workers
were hurt jumping off a crane cab to avoid falling parts after a
cable connector -- failed.
The new stadium is scheduled to open in 2009. There are about
1,300 workers and one dozen cranes at the site.
Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck says the project has a good safety
-- In August, a crane hook hit a worker in the back. He was sent
to the hospital and released the next day.
-- In January 2007, a stadium worker fell 20 feet through a hole
between levels. He was hospitalized in critical condition, but
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