Man Killed in Crane Collapse on NY Construction Site
NEW YORK (CNN) — A man who was among five people injured when a crane collapsed at a New York City construction site has died, fire officials said Wednesday.
The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at a construction site off 11th Avenue between 33rd and 34th streets.
Two pieces of the crane broke loose and fell on the site, one 80-foot piece and one 40-foot piece, according to the city fire department.
Several streets surrounding the accident were closed as emergency officials investigated.