Construction worker hospitalized after fall

July 24, 1996

A 27-year-old construction worker who slipped from a steel beam yesterday near Westminster and fell about 20 feet to the ground was in serious but stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, a hospital spokeswoman said.

State police said Christian Catalino Yanes of Silver Spring was working for a Baltimore subcontractor at Carroll County Community College when the accident occurred about 3 p.m.

The injuries to his arms and legs did not appear to be life-threatening, police said. An investigation will be conducted by Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) officials, police said.


Westminster: Firefighters from Reese assisted Westminster at 12: 47 p.m. Monday, at a house fire in the 1100 block of Tall Pines Court. Units were out 14 minutes.


Westminster: Several residents of Bishop Court and Hillside Court told police Saturday that someone entered the glove boxes of their unlocked vehicles while they were parked outside their homes. A cellular telephone and other items were reported stolen. The loss was estimated at $363.

Westminster: Employees at Griffith Auto Park, Baltimore Boulevard, told police that a tailgate was stolen from a truck before 9: 21 a.m. Monday. The loss was estimated at $500.

Westminster: Employees at Weis Markets, Baltimore Boulevard, told police that items were stolen from the store before 10: 18 a.m. Monday. The loss was estimated at $250.

Westminster: An East Green Street resident told police that a stereo was stolen from his vehicle Monday while it was parked at Cranberry Mall. The loss was estimated at $300.

Pub Date: 7/24/96

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