NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - 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.
Two construction workers were killed in a crane accident after a beam came crashing down https://t.co/OC1U6zpqjJ— New York Post Metro (@nypmetro) November 22, 2016
The beam came down on the workers at about 12:11 p.m. at 81-10 134th St.
2 patients confirmed DOA from fallen beam at 81-10 134 St #Queens. FDNY members operating on scene— FDNY (@FDNY) November 22, 2016