This Just In: One Person Is Dead as a Crane Collapses in New York
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#FDNY on scene of crane collapse at 40 Worth St & W Bdwy in Manhattan. 1 fatality confirmed, 2 serious pic.twitter.com/M7NP9heiyq— FDNY (@FDNY) February 5, 2016
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.