Crane collapse: Manhattan at standstill after incident

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This photo courtesy of Paul Leys shows a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 in New York. The accident was reported around early Friday in the Tribeca neighborhood. The crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs. (Paul Leys via AP)





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In this photo provided by the FDNY, debris and a mangled crane lie in the street in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood following a deadly collapse on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.




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Emergency crews survey a massive construction crane collapse on a street in downtown Manhattan in New York, February 5, 2016.





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Cars parked in the street are crushed by the fallen crane. In this photo provided by the FDNY, debris and a mangled crane lie in the street in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood following a deadly collapse on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.




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Bride-to-be- Nesh Pillay, 25, is assisted by New York City firefighter Chaplain Ann Mansfield after a crane collapsed near the beauty salon where she was having her hair done in downtown Manhattan in New York February 5, 2016. The accident killed at least one person and seriously injured two others, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department said.




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A collapsed crane lies on the street on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in New York. The crane landed across an intersection and stretched much of a block in the Tribeca neighborhood, about 10 blocks north of the World Trade Center. There was damage to the roof of a nearby building, and debris littered the street.





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Emergency workers gather at the scene of a crane collapse in the Tribeca section of Manhattan in New York on Friday, Feb.5, 2016. The crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs.





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New York City firemen walk away from a massive construction crane collapse on a street in downtown Manhattan in New York February 5, 2016. The accident killed at least one person and seriously injured two others, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department said.





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Debris and a mangled crane lie in the street in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood in Lower Manhattan following a deadly collapse on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.




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Emergency crews survey a massive construction crane collapse on a street in downtown Manhattan in New York February 5, 2016. The accident killed at least one person and seriously injured two others, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department said.





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Part of the collapsed crane can be seen as emergency services attend the scene.





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Bystanders look at the collapsed crane which fell onto buildings before crushing vehicles in its path.





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A New York City fireman walks in the rubble of a massive construction crane collapse on a street in downtown Manhattan in New York February 5, 2016.





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Emergency crews survey a massive construction crane collapse on a street in downtown Manhattan in New York, February 5, 2016. The accident killed at least one person and seriously injuring two others, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department said.