Yep. If its scrap who cares chop it off.
Else get some v tongs type things to hammer it off. Forget technical name but uf you look on youtube for crank removal by user "bikeman4u" he shows It better!
I'll take a look at that video and see how they do it before i start chopping away at it.
Konas:1988/89 Fire Mountain,Cindercone,Explosif.
Kona: 1992 Lavadome,1993 Lavadome
Muddy Fox: 1990 Pathfinder
1992ish Dave Yates Diablo
Denton Cycles: 1995
Saracen: 1989/90 Killiflyer