A construction crane has come crashing down on a New York City street. New York Fire Department is reporting one person is dead and two are seriously injured. Around 8:30am Eastern the video shows the crane starting to teeter and then it falls into the street covering most of a city block. One vehicle was crushed by the equipment.
The incident happened in Manhattan in the area of West Broadway. It is not clear if anyone was in the crane when it fell to the street. One of the victims was in the car that was crushed.
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