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Crane Operator Cited In Long Island City CollapseA crane operator and a contractor didn't inspect equipment, failed to take proper precautions and ran the rig unsafely before it collapsed while building a New York City apartment tower and injured seven construction workers, officials said Wednesday.
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.
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