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Allegheny Ludlum accident hurts 1

| Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, 1:46 a.m.
Eric Felack | Valley News Dispatch
As Pioneer Hose firefighter Stephen Glaister carries a Stokes rescue basket, Eureka Fire Rescue EMS personnel load a patient into an ambulance who was injured at Allegheny Ludlum's new hot-rolling mill on the border of Brackenridge and Harrison shortly before 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Ludlum spokesman Dan Greenfield said the victim was an employee of a contractor working on the facility, which is under construction. Greenfield said the company is investigating, but it appeared the accident occurred as a cable was being strung and something in the process broke. Greenfield and Eureka Deputy Chief Brad James said the victim's injuries were not believed to be life-threatening; James said no technical extrication was required. Greenfield declined to identify the victim or the contractor.

A worker was injured on Thursday on the construction site of Allegheny Ludlum's hot-rolling mill.

The accident occurred shortly before 10 a.m.

Ludlum spokesman Dan Greenfield said the victim, whose name was not released, was an employee of a contractor working on the facility.

Greenfield said it appears the accident occurred as a cable was being strung and something broke.

Greenfield and Eureka Deputy Chief Brad James said the victim's injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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