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Scaffolding collapse injures 2 in Lower Manhattan

Scene of the scaffolding collapse on Franklin Street in Lower Manhattan on Thursday, April 26, 2012.
April 26, 2012 7:27:54 AM PDT
Construction workers were injured when the scaffolding around a Lower Manhattan building collapsed.

The victims were just starting to build the scaffolding on Franklin Street when it collapsed just after 9:00 a.m.

The scaffold was up to the second floor when the structure gave way.

Two construction workers were hurt. They sustained non-life threatening injuries, officials said.

The reason for the collapse is under investigation

CLICK TO SEE PHOTOS FROM THE SCENE OF THE SCAFFOLDING COLLAPSE

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