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Bushwick Metals employee in NJ killed by falling beams

Keywords: Tags  Bushwick Metals, steel, Robert Donohue, Marmon/Keystone, fatality, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — An employee of Bushwick Metals LLC died following a March 6 accident involving structural steel at the service center’s South Plainfield, N.J., location, a spokeswoman for parent company Marmon/Keystone LLC confirmed.

Robert Donohue died after being injured by falling beams, the spokeswoman said. She was unable to confirm further details about Donohue. Local news outlets reported he was a 65-year-old employee of Bridgeport, Conn.-based Bushwick who was killed after a stack of beams collapsed.

"Our investigation is still ongoing," the spokeswoman for Butler, Pa.-based Marmon/Keystone said.

South Plainfield Police Department officials, who were reported as responding to an emergency call, couldn’t be reached for comment.

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