A 500-ton crane collapsed outside the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Wednesday shortly after 11:00 a.m., damaging two buildings adjacent to the church, the Washington Post reported. Nobody was injured, according to firefighters on the scene. The Post also cited unverified reports that three to five cars were also crushed by the fallen machinery.
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