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As I mentioned the storm is still coming ashore and it's causing all sorts of problems in this region one to begin this afternoon.
When we -- -- careless crane collapse high in the sky.
Engineers and expect is planning to climb to -- that seven -- four flights of stairs.
To get a look at this -- you see on the left hand side of your screen what it looked like before it collapsed.
And then -- -- to a picture that'll show you.
What's happened now officials say that that's on the right hand side of your screen and there it is full screen officials say the crane collapse this afternoon at a construction site just north of Times Square.
-- -- seventh avenue I believe and about 57 street.
Meteorologists say at the time that far above ground the wind gusts from city may have topped 95.
Miles an hour.
Let's -- you be today a witness told -- she drove right into the thing.
Green and it looked like it would -- that's all right I'll be accused the flag hanging them elected -- -- playing in the middle of the street and they didn't close.
The top upkeep that degree here already under construction bank.
And again off before and after look from our station WNYW what New Yorkers watch fox five here in New York.
On the left hand side of the in the red circle is the -- before the collapse still upright and then.
The aftermath on the right -- -- spoke with some crane experts today tell us.
It's going to be very difficult to get that thing down our Julie Banderas joins us live you can see the -- from the balcony where you are right.
-- up at the pilot it's actually impossible to get this thing down of the when I've been watching -- -- for the past year and a half.
During Hurricane Irene I was wondering why the -- the construction company didn't -- -- has been down considering.
But is that the winds up there are nearing a hundred miles per hour the video actually that we had this afternoon from my balcony my -- when I can beat the cranes swing from the roof -- -- -- the list seventieth floor.
The boom of the crane that hanging from a 157 -- -- to be the cities that all of residential building.
It'll eventually reach -- ninety stories tall helping -- -- -- -- the apartment in the city.
And impact it had helped both Burton ninety million dollars and -- -- And at this construction company would spend that money wisely and make sure that all the equipment is state that don't they're both Atlanta police which is responsible -- despite safety abducted.
Issued a statement.
I'm just gonna read part of it or you show up at the -- one now.
Make it short of hurricane struck Wednesday they have pushed between -- over the cap defection of a high rise pain.
New York City emergency personnel are on the white working to get people away from any potential impact area at any additional failure take place.
The statement goes on to explain that the -- a black spot on October 26.
And the builder and working with structural engineer at the department of buildings on.
Evaluating any additional measures can be taken to secure the building cranes structured -- weather and wind conditions -- very severe at the black no injuries but you know.
There waiting to watch and see what would happen -- the.
Julie Banderas on the crane reporting live Juli thanks very much.
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