Crane crash on Interstate 89

Workers cut away the boom of a crane that fell across the southbound lanes of Interstate 89 while placing Jersey barriers in Royalton, Vt., on Friday, May 10, 2024. A tractor trailer struck the boom just after it fell and both the crane operator and truck driver were transported to a hospital for evaluation, said Lt. Steve Cuttita, of DMV Enforcement and Safety. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Workers cut away the boom of a crane that fell across the southbound lanes of Interstate 89 while placing Jersey barriers in Royalton, Vt., on Friday, May 10, 2024. A tractor trailer struck the boom just after it fell and both the crane operator and truck driver were transported to a hospital for evaluation, said Lt. Steve Cuttita, of DMV Enforcement and Safety. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Valley News — James M. Patterson

A section of the boom of a crane that fell across the southbound lanes of Interstate 89 in Royalton, Vt., sits at the roadside after being cut away on Friday, May 10, 2024. The southbound lanes were closed for about four hours while workers removed the boom from the crane, operated by Beck and Bellucci Inc. Windsor County Sheriff Ryan Palmer said the crane will remain on site until two more cranes can be brought in to remove it over the weekend. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

A section of the boom of a crane that fell across the southbound lanes of Interstate 89 in Royalton, Vt., sits at the roadside after being cut away on Friday, May 10, 2024. The southbound lanes were closed for about four hours while workers removed the boom from the crane, operated by Beck and Bellucci Inc. Windsor County Sheriff Ryan Palmer said the crane will remain on site until two more cranes can be brought in to remove it over the weekend. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. James M. Patterson

Published: 05-10-2024 7:08 PM

Workers cut away the boom of a crane that fell across the southbound lanes of Interstate 89 while placing Jersey barriers in Royalton on Friday. A tractor trailer struck the boom just after it fell and both the crane operator and truck driver were transported to a hospital for evaluation, said Lt. Steve Cuttita, of DMV Enforcement and Safety.

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