Work Resumes at Deadly Crane Collapse Site

But no crane has been brought on to replace the one that collapsed last week

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012  |  Updated 7:49 AM EDT
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Some lawmakers are feuding with MTA over access to the construction site of the 7 train subway extension, where a worker was killed in a crane collapse Tuesday. Meanwhile, the investigation continues into the city's third fatal crane accident in four years. Chris Glorioso reports.

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Some lawmakers are feuding with MTA over access to the construction site of the 7 train subway extension, where a worker was killed in a crane collapse Tuesday. Meanwhile, the investigation continues into the city's third fatal crane accident in four years. Chris Glorioso reports.

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Rescue at Crane Accident on West Side

A person injured in a crane accident on a construction site on 34th Street and 11th Avenue is taken out in what a high-angle rescue operation. This is raw video of the operation.
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Work has resumed at a Manhattan construction site where a crane crashed down and killed a worker last week.     

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority told the Wall Street Journal that no crane has been brought in to replace the one that collapsed last Tuesday.     

Construction on the extension of the No. 7 subway line at 11th Avenue between 33rd and 34th streets resumed Monday.     

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

It will focus on defects that engineers found in the crane's hoisting system.

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