Crane Collapse Kills One in Manhattan

The FDNY says one person is dead after a construction accident at E. 44th St. and 2nd Ave. in Manhattan.

📅   Fri April 24, 2015 - Northeast Edition
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Fox News New York is reporting that The FDNY says one person is dead after a construction accident at E. 44th St. and 2nd Ave. in Manhattan.
Photo by Bill Laura Tawpash. Fox News New York is reporting that The FDNY says one person is dead after a construction accident at E. 44th St. and 2nd Ave. in Manhattan.

Fox News New York is reporting that The FDNY says one person is dead after a construction accident at E. 44th St. and 2nd Ave. in Manhattan.

The victim became trapped when a boom crane collapsed onto a truck just before Noon.

Rescue crews were able to unpin the victim but it was too late to save them.

It was also unclear if the victim was a contractor or a pedestrian.

The incident appeared to involve a truck from Yonkers based Kenry Contracting Inc.

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