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Fatal crane collapse in New York City

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Fatal crane collapse in New York City

<p>A massive crane has collapsed in New York City killing one person and injuring three others.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-video"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><span class="caps">JUST</span> IN: At least 1 killed in <span class="caps">NYC</span> crane collapse, 2 others critical, <a href="https://twitter.com/CBSNLive"><code>CBSNLive</a> confirms <a href="https://t.co/Dxritb5Ecz">https://t.co/Dxritb5Ecz</a> <a href="https://t.co/l6UPX94x1F">https://t.co/l6UPX94x1F</a></p>&mdash; CBS News (</code>CBSNews) <a href="https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/695612511803015170">February 5, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">One dead and several trapped as crane topples in New York street<a href="https://t.co/4Yc541QgQl">https://t.co/4Yc541QgQl</a> <a href="https://t.co/GOhAELSjco">pic.twitter.com/GOhAELSjco</a></p>— The Times of London (@thetimes) <a href="https://twitter.com/thetimes/status/695703945319153664">February 5, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The accident happened along West Broadway in the Tribeca neighbourhood.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Victim Of New York Crane Collapse Was Sitting In Parked Car – <a href="https://t.co/AEWUJNxxGs">https://t.co/AEWUJNxxGs</a> <a href="https://t.co/LaxJlJpcQz">pic.twitter.com/LaxJlJpcQz</a></p>— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) <a href="https://twitter.com/Breaking911/status/695656869659066368">February 5, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The crane came down on a row of parked cars in high winds and snow flurries.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Deadly crane collapse in New York City kills at least 1 <a href="https://t.co/undKV4cwjQ">https://t.co/undKV4cwjQ</a> <a href="https://t.co/F1cnpkNJ0w">pic.twitter.com/F1cnpkNJ0w</a></p>— People Magazine (@people) <a href="https://twitter.com/people/status/695655657370951680">February 5, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Workers were lowing the machine at the time of the collapse.</p> <p>The boom of the crane measured 152m. </p> <p>Those in the area expressed shock:<br /> “It’s a little concerning living around here. You get sort of used to seeing cranes around different buildings and then all of a sudden one falls and somebody dies and people get hurt. It does kind of make you reevaluate things,” said one Tribeca resident. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/FDNY?src=hash">#FDNY</a> <span class="caps">COD</span> Leonard briefs Mayor <a href="https://twitter.com/BilldeBlasio"><code>BilldeBlasio</a> on scene of crane collapse at Worth St & W Broadway in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Tribeca?src=hash">#Tribeca</a> <a href="https://t.co/yjsz2YMWQZ">pic.twitter.com/yjsz2YMWQZ</a></p>&mdash; FDNY (</code>FDNY) <a href="https://twitter.com/FDNY/status/695627342601940993">February 5, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>All cranes in New York City have been lowered as a result as a result as mayor Bill de Blasio explains: “We have take the precaution, even though wind levels have not reached the levels that normally would lead to a larger shutdown of cranes around the city, we are taking the precaution of doing that right now.”</p> <p>A bride to be was caught in the chaos following the accident, but the Fire Department got her to the city hall on time.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">What happened to this bride after the New York crane collapse is heartwarming <a href="https://t.co/KrQk5QcqPN">https://t.co/KrQk5QcqPN</a> <a href="https://t.co/SEY6AZU3TR">pic.twitter.com/SEY6AZU3TR</a></p>— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) <a href="https://twitter.com/DailyMirror/status/695679495831949312">February 5, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>