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Terrifying moment crane collapses killing one in Dallas

Dallas Texas

While the precise cause of the accident was not immediately determined, Evans said there was a "strong possibility that yes, the wind did play some role in the collapse of the crane itself".

Two people were in critical condition, three were in serious condition and one person had already been released from the hospital, authorities said.

Fallen trees, downed power lines and damage to homes and businesses are the kinds of damage being seen through areas like Dallas County.

A photo provided by Michael Santana shows a collapsed construction crane at the Elan City Lights apartments in Dallas after severe thunderstorms on Sunday. A man had been killed in the incident on Sunday, said the spokesman for the fire Department in Dallas, Jason Evans.

The sister of a woman killed after a crane collapsed on an apartment building in Dallas says she was a resident of the building.

The U.S. National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area until 7 p.m. Sunday, warning of heavy rain, damaging gusts, and large hail.

Two people have reportedly been rescued and hospitalized.

"It felt like a year", Mrs Bosquez said.

The falling crane tore a large gash into the east side building and destroyed much of an adjacent parking garage.

The crane also crushed a portion of a local parking garage.

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

One woman has been confirmed dead.

Injure and energy outages are being reported all the intention in which by intention of other areas of Texas, as extreme storms blast by intention of the issue. Rescue operations are now underway.