Crane toppled onto a house in Worcester

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A boom truck crane that was carrying out tree work toppled in the yard of a house off west Boylston Street last Thursday afternoon (28th Oct).

A worker was rescued from the vehicle and treated for minor injuries and there were damages to the house at Cumberland and Castine streets, according to the Fire Department.

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Crews from National Grid were summoned to cut power to nearby power lines.

The truck is owned by Precision Trade Works, a landscaping and tree-removal business from Woodstock, Connecticut. 

Officials said the truck overturned after a stabilizer sunk into the soft, rain-soaked ground. 

Removal of the truck was expected to take several hours.

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