Crane Moves in the Wind – level 3
An unstable crane began spinning out of control a top a skyscraper in remnants of Hurricane Zeta winds in Manhattan, New York City.
The crane repeatedly hit the building, and it sent debris plummeting to the ground from an 84-story tower that was under construction. Authorities closed off four blocks in midtown to prevent injuries; however, no injuries were reported. When fire crews arrived at the scene, they could not see the top of the building due to heavy wind and fog.
The crane is designed to withstand winds of up to 160 kmph and to spin in the wind; however, officials are trying to determine what caused the debris to fall.
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