NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A passing truck clipped the elbow of a crane in Morningside Heights Monday morning, officials said.

The incident took place at around 10: 30 a.m. near 250 West 114th Street, close to Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

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The operator was aloft in the bucket of the crane when it was hit.

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Another bucket was sent up to rescue him. He suffered minor injuries, EMS officials said.


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