7th Crane Collapse Victim Found

Rescuers find last victim unaccounted for
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2008 2:27 PM CDT
Rescue workers work at the scene of a crushed building on 50th Street near Second Avenue Saturday, March 15, 2008 in New York. A giant crane toppled over at a construction site and smashed into a block...   (AP Photo/Toykin Chin)
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(Newser) – Rescue workers removed the seventh and final body from the wreckage of the New York City crane disaster this afternoon. Odin Torres, 28, was visiting from Florida for St. Patrick's Day when the crane demolished the townhouse she was in, the Daily News reports. Earlier, 37-year-old construction worker Santino Gallone was pulled from the wreckage as his wife watched from a nearby Starbucks.

Gallone’s fellow workers moved to block his wife from prying eyes, spreading out in front of the coffee shop’s window. About 4 hours later, the body of construction worker Clifford Canzona, 45, was removed from the rubble. Emergency workers who had dug using high-tech locating devices and bare hands took off their hard hats as the bodies were removed from the site. Ten people are still in the hospital.