A crane working on Seattle's new Google campus collapsed, killing 4

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A tower crane fell from the roof of a Seattle building on Saturday, landing on six cars and killing four people, including two workers who were in the crane. Four other people were reportedly injured, none of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

The crane was on top of a South Lake Union building and was involved in construction with Seattle's new Google campus.

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Tim O'Donnell

Tim is a staff writer at The Week and has contributed to Bedford and Bowery and The New York Transatlantic. He is a graduate of Occidental College and NYU's journalism school. Tim enjoys writing about baseball, Europe, and extinct megafauna. He lives in New York City.