Crane causes accident at World Trade Center

The New York Fire Department says a crane dropped a load of metal beams at the World Trade Center site,damaging a construction vehicle this morning.No

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Fire Department says a crane dropped a load of metal beams at the World Trade Center site,damaging a construction vehicle this morning.

No one was in the truck when it was hit.

The FDNY says one person was checked out by medical workers atthe scene, but there were no serious injuries.

Preliminary reports indicate that the crane was removing thebeams from the truck when a cable snapped. It's not clear how highthe load had been lifted before it dropped.

The accident occurred inside the construction zone at Four WorldTrade Center.

That's at the southeast corner of the site, near Church and Liberty streets.

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