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Toppled crane forced closure of US 6 near Helper

Published March 2, 2013 9:01 pm

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A toppled crane closed U.S. Highway 6 near Helper in both directions for more than seven hours Saturday.

The road was opened to traffic shortly after 10 p.m.

Carbon County dispatchers said the crane tipped over about 3 p.m. in the eastbound highway lanes about 2 miles north of Helper. No one was injured.

No other information about the accident was immediately available.