1 dead, 6 injured after crane falls on Dallas apartment building

One dead and six injured in Dallas crane collapse amid severe thunderstorms

1 dead, 6 injured after storm topples crane into Old East Dallas apartments

A woman has been killed and at least six injured when a construction crane fell on an apartment building during a storm with high winds in the U.S. state of Texas.

Two people are also in critical condition, three in serious condition and one person was already released from the hospital, Dallas Fire-Rescue said.

By 4 p.m., the storm had moved south of Dallas, leaving a mess of downed trees, some street flooding and other wind damage across the metropolitan area.

DFW reported that at least two people were injured when the crane collapsed into a building. "There have been reports of multiple injuries, but no confirmed details at this time", Dallas Fire and Rescue said in a statement.

Evans added that it was too early to say whether there had been any other people injured or killed during the incident.

Firefighters and security operatives on ground after the crane collapse in Dallas.

A severe thunderstorm watch was issued at 11:25 a.m. this morning that included the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to CNN meteorologist Gene Norman.

The crane was slammed by sudden high winds as high as 70 miles per hour, causing it to buckle and fall onto the five-story Elan City Lights building.

"It felt like a year", Bosquez said.

Evans added that the building was under construction, and he was unsure if anybody was now working on it. Search crews found a woman who was later pronounced dead. He said he was not sure if anybody was in the garage at the time of the collapse. Damage to units and vehicles could be seen.

The construction crane was brought down during a powerful thunderstorm which hit Texas on Sunday.

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