Police rescued then arrested a 25-year-old man after he was caught climbing a crane on the 71st-story of a building in Lower Manhattan last night.
Officers reportedly at first thought there was a mentally ill person scaling the thing.
Although it was a windy day, officials don't believe the weather was a factor in the incident.
Two people were killed today after a crane collapse in Queens.
No one was injured.
Four people sustained minor injuries related to the collapse.
It brought traffic on the bridge to a complete standstill.
Thomas O'Brien, 73, suffered fractures to his spine and skull when the crane crushed the car he was sitting in.
Mayor de Blasio stressed that "no building is worth a person's life."
Bay Crane has been sued at least five times over accidents in the last four years.
It's a bird, it's a...crane! Sorry, let's try that again.
The AC unit was the size of a shipping container.
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