Marking Anniversary of Deadly NYC Crane Collapse

A year after a massive crane collapse in Manhattan, the 19-story condo tower that had been under construction remains unfinished.
The city marked the first anniversary on Sunday of the devastating collapse that demolished a town house and killed seven people on March 15, 2008. The accident helped focused attention on construction safety in the city.
Neighbors came together for a vigil on Sunday afternoon.
Work on the Midtown Manhattan tower where the crane had once loomed remains stalled pending approval of the developer's revised plans to comply with zoning.
A city report concluded Wednesday that workers used the wrong kind of slings and put them in the wrong place on the crane. That report backed federal and criminal probes.

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