1 Dead And 1 Injured After Building Collapse In Manhattan

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cThe following is via Breaking911.com:

Emergency crews are now at the scene of a collapse in Manhattan that took place on Friday morning which has resulted in one person being killed and another seriously hurt.

The collapse took place at around 10:30 am at 25 West 38th Street.

It happened in the rear of the building, which according to authorities is where construction work was underway.

In total, sixty-five firefighters were called to the scene, authorities confirmed.

One person has been pronounced dead at the scene and another has suffered serious injuries, EMS has reported.

Due to a structural collapse, expect traffic delays in the area of West 38th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues (MN). Use caution while driving in the area.

(Source: Breaking911.com)