This has been translated from Portuguese so be kind! Many thanks to Nicolau Bello (longtime contributor!).

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Acidente mata duas pessoas em obras do Metrô de São Paulo

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Photo: AE / Luiz Guarnieri) / Accident happened in the bed of the future station on Line 5-Lilac Moema (Photo: Ramon Fabregat Bruna / VC in G1)

Two people died in an accident in the work of a future subway station in São Paulo in the early afternoon on Friday (22).  Metro, through a statement, said it has opened an inquiry to investigate the causes of the accident. In all, five units of the Fire Department came with the case in place.  According to firefighters, a crane fell and hit the workers. Five units of firefighters were driven to attend the event, a total of 14 men.  "The Company of Metro opened on Friday, inquiry to investigate the causes and responsibilities of the accident, which occurred around 12:30, which resulted in the deaths of two workers hired by the Consortium Heleno Fonseca / TRIUMPH-IESA for the construction of the future station eucalyptus, Councilman Jose Diniz Avenue. the assessment will be conducted by the Management of Engineering Works Line 5-Lilac.  The Metro deeply regrets the deaths and reports that in addition to a rigorous investigation, provide full assistance to the families of victims.


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