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February 22, 2013

Crane on new Bay Bridge span falls

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A crane tipped over while working on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Thursday, but there were no injuries and nothing leaked into the bay, authorities said.

The crane was on a barge underneath the new span helping to remove a temporary support structure and was holding a piece of the structure when it fell at around noon, according to bridge spokesman Andrew Gordon.

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