Crane falls down in New York – level 2
A bride was in a salon in New York when a nearby 330-tonne crane fell down. On her way to the New York city hall, she got caught up in the chaos.
The crane destroyed buildings, cars and many lives. Firefighters evacuated the aera. Why the crane collapsed is not yet known.
The bride was fine. Firefighters helped her so she could get to her wedding.
Difficult words: crane (a very big, tall, metal thing for moving heavy things), get caught up (to become involved in an incident), collapse (to fall).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What would you do if you saw a crane like this one fall down?
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