Manitowoc employee killed in crane accident

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Employee Rickie Lee Grimsley was killed in an accident at Manitowoc Crane, Shady Grove, at 2:28 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. He was pinned between two cranes in a gravel parking lot west of the cylinder building.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, Grimsley was standing between a parked crane and one being moved by another employee. The moving crane was turned too sharply and trapped Grimsley between them.

Emergency crews responded and performed CPR until Grimsley was pronounced dead, according to police.