Associated Press - May 30, 2008 9:13 AM ET
NEW YORK (AP) - Rescue crews have pulled people out of the wreckage of a construction crane collapse in New York's Upper East Side. There's no word yet on their conditions.
The crane smashed into a 23-story apartment building before falling onto the street below.
Firefighters and rescue workers are still searching through the wreckage.
The accident took place 2.5 months after a crane collapse killed seven people about two miles south, near the United Nations. It demolished a four-story town house.
Last month, the city's buildings commissioner resigned, under fire over a rising number of fatal construction accidents.
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