Crane Collapses at National Cathedral

September 7, 2011 Updated Sep 7, 2011 at 2:35 PM EDT

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Crane Collapses at National Cathedral

September 7, 2011 Updated Sep 7, 2011 at 2:35 PM EDT

One person was sent to the hospital and buildings and vehicles were damaged when a crane collapsed Wednesday morning at the National Cathedral, according to the Washington Post.

The crane was raising repair supplies to the top of the cathedral when it collapsed, according to the report. Wind gusts between 40 and 50 mph were reported in the area at the time of the accident, according to the Post.

Read the Washington Post story HERE.