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Construction Worker Dies in Bridge Collapse

A portion of a bridge demolition project on Interstate 75 in Cincinnati collapsed on Monday, killing a construction worker and shutting down the road in that area.

January 20, 2015

A portion of a bridge demolition project on Interstate 75 in Cincinnati collapsed on Monday, killing a construction worker and shutting down the road in that area.

 

 

According to a Cincinnati.com story quoting a statement from the city, a crew was preparing to dismantle the former Hopple Street bridge. The bridge's replacement is already open and was not afffected; however, an over-the-road truck crashed into falling debris from the old overpass.

 

UPDATE: Bridge debris has been cleared.

 

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