Caught on cam: Alsea Bay crane collapse

Caught on cam: Alsea Bay crane collapse

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Posted on March 6, 2013 at 10:49 AM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 6 at 4:09 PM

WALDPORT, Ore. – A crane being used for a power line project collapsed into Alsea Bay Tuesday, and the accident was caught on camera.

The crane operator had been attempting to lift a new support structure into place when it got caught on the power lines, witnesses said.

When the crane operator tried to free the structure, something gave way and the crane took a tumble.

There were no reports of injuries and nobody in the area lost power.

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