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PHOTO: Crane collapsed in lower Manhattan Friday Morning. (credit FDNY)

NEW YORK, NY - Fire Officials say one person is dead and two others are seriously injured following a crane collapse in the Tribeca area of Lower Manhattan.

The accident was reported around 8:25 AM Friday in the Tribeca neighborhood. The crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs.

The collapsed metal lattice landed across an intersection and stretched much of a block.