Official: LIC Crane Collapse Possibly Triggered By Overweight LoadThe crane that collapsed across a building in Long Island City, Queens on Wednesday afternoon was attempting to lift more than twice as much weight as was approved, according to a preliminary investigation from the city's Buildings Department.
7 Injured In Crane Collapse At Construction Site In Long Island City The neck of the 380-foot mobile crane crashed through the top of the wooden first floor of the site, officials said.

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