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Crews dismantle, remove large section of AstroTower

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Work crews removed a large section of the Astroland tower, reducing it from 275-feet to just 92 feet Saturday.

The tower had been swaying earlier this week causing the Department of Buildings to shut down parts of Luna Park in the height of the busy July 4th holiday.

A crane carried the large section of the tower to the ground and crews continued to dismantle more of the section.  

DOB officials have not stated if the tower will be completely removed.

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