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Man Jumps to Safety as Crane Collapses in Florida

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A house, a trailer, two vans and a car were damaged when a crane collapsed Sunday in Florida. The crane operator managed to jump to safety.

Sheriff’s deputies in the city of Largo, outside Tampa, said the crane was removing a tree damaged in a storm earlier this week. No one was hurt, including the crane operator. Authorities are investigating the collapse.

Image: A crane tipped over in Largo, Fla.
A Tampa Bay-area travel trailer was damaged along with three vehicles and a home when a crane tipped over in Largo, Fla., on Sunday, Oct. 19. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says the crane operator jumped to safety when the crane he was using to remove a storm-damaged tree started to fall Sunday morning.Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP

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