One person has died and two are seriously injured after a huge crane collapsed in New York, say the city’s fire department.
It came crashing down in Worth Street, crushing several parked cars.
It is unclear why the crane fell, but reports say it was snowing quite heavily at the time.
.— NYPDNEWS (@NYPDnews) February 5, 2016
NYPDChiefofDept</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/FDNY">FDNY &
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#FDNY on scene of crane collapse at Worth St/W Bdwy in #Tribeca. 1 fatality, 2 serious, 1 minor. Photo cred
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Crane collapse kills one, injures many in Financial District in NY. Weather ruled out as a cause.
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