Two hurt in Aspen crane accident |

Two hurt in Aspen crane accident

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” Two men were hospitalized Thursday after a 12,000-pound dolly supporting a construction crane broke free and pinned them.

Police responded at 10 a.m. to Westview Drive east of Aspen, where workers were using the crane to do landscaping on a residential property.

The men were transported to Aspen Valley Hospital, each with broken bones. As of Thursday afternoon, one man was scheduled for air evacuation to another hospital.

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