Large Chunk of Ice Falls From Building, Crushes Parked Car Below

SOHO, Manhattan — A giant chunk of ice appears to have fallen on and crushed a car in Manhattan.

The NYPD's 1st Precinct tweeted a photo of the damaged car on Charlton Street in SoHo. No injuries have been reported.

The vehicle's owner was just around the corner when it happened, telling WPIX, "I was lucky and unlucky at the same time depending on how you see it."

That section of the street was then closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic while the FDNY removed remaining pieces of ice from the building Tuesday evening.

Pedestrians have been injured by falling ice in the past.

"Falling icicles and snow masses from buildings can be dangerous in a dense city such as New York, and can injure pedestrians, damage vehicles, and disrupt transportation if streets must be closed for safety reasons," according to the Department of Buildings.

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