Lancashire

Scout Moor crane crash victim named as Lindsay Easton

Emergency services at Scout Moor quarry
Image caption An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing

A man who died when a crane crashed on a hillside near Ramsbottom is named.

Lindsay Easton, 49, of Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, died at the scene in Scout Moor quarry, Edenfield just before 12:00 BST on Monday.

Lancashire Police said the mobile crane is thought to have left the road before coming to a stop, trapping the driver.

A joint investigation between Lancashire Constabulary and the Health and Safety Executive is ongoing.

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