Crane collapses in NYC; one dead, two injured

NEW YORK -- The FDNY says one person is dead and two others are seriously injured following a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan.

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The accident was reported around 8:25 a.m. Friday in the Tribeca neighborhood. The crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs.

The collapsed metal lattice landed across an intersection and stretched much of a block.

Further details were not immediately known.

Photos Of Manhattan **10-60 Code 1 Crane Collapse*** Box 0151, 40th Worth Street, Between Broadway and Church, Battalion...

Posted by NYC Fire Wire on Friday, February 5, 2016

Crane collapsed at Worth TriBeCa @cnnbrkpic.twitter.com/KdCojNJ2Ge

— Roberto Alvarez (@JustChikito) February 5, 2016

Crazy scene! Crane just collapsed in TriBeCa #nycpic.twitter.com/uUFjaYIlci

— Keith V Smith (@KVSaint) February 5, 2016


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