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(NEW YORK) — New footage from the deadly crane collapse in downtown Manhattan Friday morning shows how bystanders desperately tried to rescue a person trapped in one of the cars that was struck.

The video appears to show a person climbing on the car’s roof and smashing the windshield so the trapped driver could escape.

One person died as a result of the crash, and three others were injured, two of whom suffered serious lacerations to the head.

City officials have determined that the crane was being moved as a precaution because of 25 mile per hour winds.

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