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NYC Crane Collapse Kills at Least One Person in Lower Manhattan

A massive crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan, killing one person and injuring at least two others.

The FDNY confirmed the fatality and is on the scene responding to the accident.

The collapse happened along Broadway on February 5 in the Tribeca neighborhood.

The downed crane, which filled the street, fell onto numerous parked cars.Tribeca crane collapse

Emergency responders are on the scene and Mayor Bill de Blasio is on his way.

The weather in New York City this morning was windy with snow flurries.

It is not yet known exactly why the crane collapsed, but photos show that the base of the crane flipped over.

Public transportation is delayed and subway trains are bypassing the area due to the collapsed crane.

Police officers in the area told people arriving for work they should go back home.