At approximately 8:24 this morning, a construction crane collapsed at 40 Worth Street in downtown Manhattan. Early reports state that one person was killed and two people were injured during the collapse. The crane, which stood 15 to 18 stories high, was being used to swing a wrecking ball when it fell to the ground on Worth Street in between West Broadway and Church Street. The crane is reportedly owned by Bay Crane, a Long Island City based company.
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