2 construction workers killed in Queens

A beam fell onto a construction crane in Queens Tuesday killing two workers, according to officials. Photo credit: FDNY
A beam fell onto a construction crane in Queens Tuesday killing two workers, according to officials. Photo credit: FDNY

- Two construction workers operating a crane have been killed in Queens after a beam fell onto the crane cab, according to the NYPD.

It is not clear if wind played a role in the incident at a construction site near the Van Wyck Expressway.

The beam came down on the workers at about 12:11 p.m. at 81-10 134th St.

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