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Crane falls into building in downtown Oklahoma City



IT WAS PRETTY SHOCKING. I FEEL LIKE WE WERE TRYING TO REPLAY IT IN OUR HEADS AFTER IT HAPPENED BECAUSE IT HAPPENED SO FAST. A 60 TON CRANE FALLS ONTO A DOWNTOWN BUILDING. THIS HAPPENED NEAR ROBINS IN SHERIDAN EARLIER TODAY. FIRST RESPONDERS WERE WORKING TO REMOVE A JUMBOTRON, BUT DURING THE PROCESS, TWO CRANES TIPPED OVER. CREWS SAY EMPLOYEES IN THE SMALLER CRANE WERE ABLE TO ESCAPE SAFELY WHILE THE OPERATOR OF THE LARGE CRANE WAS TAKEN TO A NEARBY HOSPITAL WITH MINOR INJURIES. CREWS SAY THE MASS AMOUNT OF WEIGHT CAUSED THE CRANES TO TILT. THEY’RE SITTING HERE WAITING ACROSS THE STREET AND STARTED HEARING KIND OF A LOUD CREAKING NOISE AND LOOKED OVER AND THE CRANE WAS STARTING TO TIP OVER KIND OF SLOW MOTION AND IT SMASHED INTO THE BUILDING. WE BELIEVE IT WAS JUST SIMPLY THAT THE WEIGHT SHIFTED WITH IT BEING ON THE SIDE OF THE CRANE AND JUST CAUSED THE CRANE TO TILT INTO THE BUILDING. AND AMAZINGLY, NO OTHER INJURIES WERE REPORTED WITH THIS. OFFICIALS SAY AREAS AROUND SHERIDAN AND ROBINSON WILL BE SHUT DOWN FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE NIGHT AND THEY HOPE TO

Crane falls into building in downtown Oklahoma City

A crane fell into a building in downtown Oklahoma City. On Saturday, officials responded to a scene on Main Street where a crane fell into a building in downtown Oklahoma City. Officials told KOCO 5 that one person is heading to the hospital but there are no Other injuries. Parts of Robinson Avenue and Sheridan Avenue are closed at this time. KOCO 5 will provide updates as they become available.

A crane fell into a building in downtown Oklahoma City.

On Saturday, officials responded to a scene on Main Street where a crane fell into a building in downtown Oklahoma City.

Officials told KOCO 5 that one person is heading to the hospital but there are no other injuries.

Parts of Robinson Avenue and Sheridan Avenue are closed at this time.

KOCO 5 will provide updates as they become available.

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