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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
1 Dead in NYC Crane Collapse
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. (Read more Manhattan stories.)

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