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1 dead, 2 hurt in Manhattan crane collapse

Posted: 9:40 AM, Feb 05, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-05 23:02:03Z
NEW YORK (AP) -- 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.
 
Further details were not immediately known.