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A ROOF COLLAPSES.

ONE WORKMAN KIXLEMe OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED. (Uj Telegraph.—Press Association.) WELLINGTON, this day. Through the collapse "of a steel"roof in the course of construction on the new building at the Gear Company's Petone works, a number of workmen were injured. Samuel Wilson, among other injuries, sustained a compound fracture of the leg. He was taken to the hospital, but died there. .. .. ...... .-, The worst cases" among the others are Stanley To-wner, three ribs broken and thigh injured, and Thomas Cross,' ihe well-known representative footballer, whose side and back are injured. No explanation., is given for the collapse of the roof, but it is suggested that the severe he,at yesterday caused the principals at one end to buckle and carry away the supports. There were eleven steel principals, each weighing two tons.

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A ROOF COLLAPSES. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 71, 24 March 1909

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