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Worker killed at new stadium

Updated: June 11, 2013, 8:06 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- An elevator mechanic was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a counterweight while working in a shaft at the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium, state officials said.

Donald White, 63, was found dead shortly before 7 a.m. at the bottom of the shaft, said officials with the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

White had worked as an elevator mechanic for more than 40 years and was employed by Schindler Elevator Corp., a subcontractor for the ...

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