Several killed by crane falling and crushing vehicles — live updates

/ CBS News

At least four people were killed in Seattle and three more injured when a crane fell and crushed six vehicles, police said. The four people were dead when officials arrived, the Seattle Fire Department told the Associated Press.

Two of the people killed were crane operators and two others were in vehicles struck by the crane, CBS Seattle affiliate KIRO-TV reports.

Three people who were injured — including a mother and a child — were transported to local hospitals for treatment. Several others were treated at the scene and released.

This is a breaking story. It will be updated.

First published on April 27, 2019 / 8:36 PM

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