By Erma Edera

A cement-filled bucket fell from the 30th floor of a building, and crushed a construction worker to death in Manila on Sunday morning.

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Workers from a funeral parlor carry the body of a construction worker who was crushed to death by cement-filled bucket when a tower crane broke from the 30th floor of University Home Building along Piy Margal corner Dos Castillas, Sampaloc, Manila, Sunday morning, July 14, 2019. (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN)

The police identified the victim as Marcoso John Eric Ludor resident of Don Jose Street Barangay Sto. Domingo, Quezon City.

Initial investigation showed that a tower crane carrying a cement bucket broke from the 30th floor of University Home Building along Piy Margal corner Dos Castillas, Sampaloc, Manila.

The cement bucket then fell on the 23-year old steel worker at the construction site.

Police said that Merlin Mahinay, 28 of Novaliches, Quezon City was operating the crane when the cement bucket broke at around 11 a.m.

The incident is under police investigation.

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