Mercy Hospital crane overturns

12:18 PM, Apr 19, 2012   |    comments
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Creve Coeur, MO (KSDK) - A crane operator and another crewman were treated Thursday morning before noon after a crane collapse outside Mercy Hospital.

A Mercy Hospital spokeswoman said the crane was part of a crew working on the hospital's cooling system.  The crew works for McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

The crane toppled while it was being moved but fortunately wasn't carrying a payload.

Both crewmembers were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

A spokesperson for McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. said the company was investigating events surrounding the accident to make sure all safety measures were followed.

KSDK

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