Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Worker killed at Fort Rucker identified

A civilian worker killed at Fort Rucker on Monday afternoon when a steel beam fell onto the crane he was working from has been identified as 41-year-old Anthony Brock.

The accident occurred at the AH-64 hangar at Hanchey Army Heliport around 2:35 p.m., according to a press release from Fort Rucker.

According to Fort Rucker public information officer Jenny Stripling, the hangar has been under construction since last fall.

The Mobile District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for construction, Stripling said.

The release said investigators were still trying to determine the cause of the accident as of Monday evening.

No other injuries or property damage were reported in the incident.

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