Man Killed in Crane Collapse on NY Construction Site

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.