• Person injured in elevator accident in downtown Tulsa

    By: Rick Maranon

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    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Minor injuries for 1 person in elevator accident 
    • Happened at OneGas tower in downtown Tulsa 
    • Man's ankle injured 

     

    One man is recovering after a beam hit him in the ankle while he worked to transport a metal beam to an upper level of the OneGas tower in downtown Tulsa. 

    Tulsa fire officials said two men were taking the beam up in the building's elevator when a counterweight from the elevator hit the beam and the elevator was stopped between floors 19 and 20. 

    Crews had to pry open the doors on the 20th floor and pull the men out of the elevator.  

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