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Dropped load in NY

Several people were injured yesterday when a load dropped from a crane on a water tunnel project in Woodside, Queens, across East River from Manhattan, New York.

The site is run by the city Department of Environmental Protection which said that the incident involved a dropped rebar container. The crane was a duty cycle crawler crane owned and operated by Walsh Construction. The cause appears to be the failure of a rope sling hooked to the container's (or is it a modern concrete bucket?) lifting yoke, causing it to drop. Five people working below were affected, but only one of them suffered any significant injuries.
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The man was reported to be seriously hurt but that has not been confirmed - the other only had minor injuries. The incident is under investigation.

The following video footage and newscast provide more detail