Saturday, March 15, 2008

Breaking: Deadly Crane Collapse On 51st Street Kills At Least 4, More Trapped

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A tragic accident on 51st and 2nd Avenue. A massive crane has collapsed backward falling off the top of a high rise under construction. The crane broke into pieces, struck the top of a coop building across the street while another piece crushed an adjacent 4-5 story building. A 15 story piece of the crane is still lodged into the side of the coop building and extends all the way to the ground. Initial reports have at least 4 dead , believed to be construction workers, while many others may have parished or been trapped.
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