1 Dead in NYC Crane Collapse It fell onto parked cars in TriBeCa neighborhood By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Feb 5, 2016 8:48 AM CST 18 comments Comments The collapsed crane in Manhattan. (NYPD/Twitter) (Newser) – One person is dead and two others seriously injured after a construction crane collapsed in Manhattan Friday morning, reports WABC-TV. The crane crashed onto parked cars in the TriBeCa neighborhood about 8:30am, and the person who was killed was inside one of those vehicles. "I could see it slowly coming down," says one witness. "It lasted about five or six seconds. I didn't know what was happening it was happening so fast.” DNAinfo rounds up some images beginning to circulate on social media.