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FDNY: 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in crane collapse

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Posted at 9:23 AM, Feb 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-05 09:23:21-05

The FDNY says one person is dead and two others are seriously injured following a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan.

The accident was reported around 8:25 a.m. Friday in the Tribeca neighborhood. The crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs.

The collapsed metal lattice landed across an intersection and stretched much of a block.

Further details were not immediately known.