The recent boom collapse in Manhattan, New York resulted in the death of Michael Simermeyer. Ironically, the same building inspector, Patrick McGarrigle, on site who failed to check a cable involved in the accident was also connected with an fatal crane accident in 2008.
A crane sits at the bottom of an embankment after the section of Route 136 it was sitting on collapsed Thursday morning. The crane was being used in the reconstruction project. The operator escaped with an injured thumb.
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