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Construction Worker Died In Newburgh Crane Accident At Strip Mall On Route 300 In Orange County

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A construction worker identified as Lungo Oleg, of Brooklyn, has tragically died in a crane accident at a popular strip mall on Route 300 on 19th March.

Orange County police officials are saying that the accident took place on Thursday. Lungo Oleg was working at a construction site at a strip mall that is being turned into a HomeGoods store.

At some point, the construction work was pinned by a knuckle boom that was being used to offload steel beams from a truck. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim.

Despite life-saving measures, Lungo Oleg died due to the severity of his injuries. A full investigation by OSHA remains ongoing at this time.

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