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FDNY: 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in Manhattan crane collapse

  • PAUL LEYS VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

    A crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs, in Lower Manhattan on Friday in New York.

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

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.

A witness who works nearby says he saw onlookers trying to help a person who was trapped in a car. Robert Harold says he also saw a person lying motionless body in the street.

Further details were not immediately known.

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