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Falling boards kill worker at church building site
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Stern, Louise
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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An unidentified man (whose feet are visible under a sheet) was killed when nearly 2,800 pounds of plywood came crashing down on him as he walked through a Presbyterian Church construction site on the 8400 block of State Street in South Gate. Witnesses said the accident happened so quickly the victim had no time to scream for help. No one else was injured. Photograph dated August 28, 1989.
1 photographic print :b&w ;22 x 33 cm. on sheet 28 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Accident victims--California--South Gate
Accidents--California--South Gate
Building construction--California--South Gate
Construction industry--Accidents--California--South Gate
Construction workers--California--South Gate
Church buildings--California--South Gate
Presbyterian church buildings--California--South Gate
South Gate (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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