Parents of woman killed by falling crane in Seattle fight to improve safety laws

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A cross in the median on Mercer Street marks where a crane crashed to the ground in 2019 killing four people and injuring many more. For parents Andrea and Henry Wong, it was the day they lost their daughter.

“For me personally – I still deal with it a day at a time,” Henry Wong said. “This incident which we will not call an accident was entirely preventable,” Andrea Wong added. 

Sarah Pantip Wong, a 19-year-old freshman at Seattle Pacific University, died when the falling crane crushed the car she was riding in. A 71-year-old pedestrian and two ironworkers were also killed in the collapse. 

“To be

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