A Construction Project Claimed A Life When A Scaffolding Collapsed. A bridge construction project claimed a second life and four other workers fell or jumped 50 feet into St. Andrew Bay when a scaffolding collapsed Wednesday.
Alan Stockton, 44, of Laguna Beach was killed.
Scaffolding Was Pulled From The Service
A second scaffolding of the same type was pulled from service after the accident, pending investigations by police and the federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration.
Richard Martin James, 33, of Fountain, was killed Dec. 14 when he fell 90 feet into the water while working on the bridge.