Deadly Crane Collapse in New York City

One person dead and three injured when a giant crane came crashing down in Tribeca.
2:04 | 02/06/16

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Breaking headline today in New York City. The image of the deadly crane collapsed not far from the World Trade Center one person was killed several injured people trapped in their calls. Are looking at live pictures from our station WABC in New York of the scene. The cab of that crane flipped over first responders on the scene within seconds buildings evacuated. ABC's tuba news leads us off from the scene tonight. Tonight a flawless free upside down the monster machine capable of lifting 330 tons. Crashing down in thirty seconds of terror that moment caught on tape it. It's that's not a drop really quick. Pure steal more than fifty stories told full. Well it suddenly collapsing right onto cars on the rule only broke. Yeah. TMZ video showing people nearby rushing to help that man and saw. How close are you coming down. When it came out and it allowed north and if we all friends who could help while. At least three injured but on the street a 38 year old Wall Street worker David wicks killed. Officials say crane operators we're trying to secure the crane because of wind and snow and this is that occurred. Literally as they were lowering. The crane to secure from this that story window you can see that crane right there it was being used to replace generators and air conditioners. Right on the roof of this building behind. The cranes sending debris everywhere bricks scattered at. In this roof. All hole from a piece of equipment crashing through edging up here on a desk. For much of the day a threat of gas leaks. The deadly crash roles wanted 2000. Killing seven people sparking safety measures that will no doubt be looked at again. And Dave that the weather has since calmed down but still officials have ordered that all cranes in New York City. He secured just in case by the way this crane was just inspected yesterday. And checked out just far.

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