SoCal Edison contractor killed in West Hollywood crane accident

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
One person was killed after a crane accident in West Hollywood, according to officials.
One person was killed after a crane accident in West Hollywood, according to officials.
KABC

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- A contractor with Southern California Edison has died following a crane accident in West Hollywood Tuesday, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials.

Los Angeles County fire crews responded to a report of a person injured at Sunset and La Cienega boulevards around 4 p.m.

Officials said the victim was transported to a nearby hospital and later died.

SoCal Edison confirmed the person killed was a contractor with the company.

La Cienega Boulevard between Fountain Avenue and Sunset Boulevard were closed until further notice due to the investigation.