1 Dead, 4 Others Injured In Crane Collapse On West 34th Street

April 3, 2012 12:00 AM

1 Dead, 4 Others Injured In Crane Collapse On West 34th Street
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A crane collapse at West 34th Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan on Tuesday night left one person dead and four others injured.

One injured worker, 22-year-old Santos Garcia, died at the hospital while another worker is in serious condition, 1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon reported.  Three others suffered minor injuries.

“We heard a big boom,” witness Kennon Murphy told CBS 2′s Hazel Sanchez. “We went over here and looked and that’s when we saw the crane was down.”

It happened just before 7:30 p.m. at a construction site above the No. 7 line subway extension project.  A Fire Department spokeswoman said an 80-foot section and a 40-foot section from an upright crane became dislodged "

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