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Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.More >>
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The founder of a Montgomery boot camp billed as a military style training program for at risk students is under arrested and charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a child.More >>
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Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announcedMore >>
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announced Thursday.More >>
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -
The City of Savannah says Bounpheng Sriratanakoul, a Senior Maintenance Mechanic died Monday afternoon during an accident at the President Street Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Sriratanakoul was a 12 year employee at the City's Water and Sewer Department. He was in the process of making repairs to a pipe shortly after noon Monday when a heavy piece of piping fell on his chest.
He was immediately transported to Memorial University Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.
"Our hearts go out to the entire Sriratanakoul family, as well as all of our employees at the President Street Plant," said City Manager Stephanie Cutter. "This is a critical piece of infrastructure all Savannahians rely on, and the professionals who work there deserve our thanks for the difficult jobs they perform every day."
Personnel from the City's Risk Management office responded to the scene, as did a representative from the City's Employee Assistance Program to help with co-workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified, as is standard protocol.