This Just In: One Person Is Dead as a Crane Collapses in New York

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

We’re following this story:

The New York Daily News is reporting that the crane fell on a row of parked cars when it toppled over on Worth Street near Church Street in Tribeca at about 8:30 a.m. One person was killed instantly, the fire department said. The two people who were injured were taken to Bellevue Hospital.

This is a developing story, and we’ll update this when we learn more.