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Small Crane Collapses in Downtown Newark


Newark officials are investigating the cause of a crane collapse that happened at a location in downtown Newark this afternoon. 

The small cranes collapsed outside 587 Broad Street around 2:07 p.m. 

Firefighters were first on the scene and found a front load crane down inside a large hole on the sidewalk with two males suffering non-fatal injuries. 

The victims were assisted at the scene by firefighters and then transported to the hospital for treatment. 

The cause of the collapse has not been determined at this time.