Scaffolding collapse leaves workers dangling off high rise in Manhattan

11:05 AM, Apr 13, 2012   |    comments
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New York, NY (CNN) -- Authorities in New York rescued three workers dangling off scaffolding from a high rise in Manhattan today.

The workers were outside of the 15th floor of the building, when the scaffolding collapsed.

Witnesses say rescue crews pulled them to safety through the 17th floor windows.

It's not known what caused the scaffolding to fall.

None of the workers were injured.

CNN

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