Bridge Being Demolished Collapses, Killing 1, Injuring 2

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A span  connected  Access Road implicit    the Yellow River connected  Interstate 20 successful  Newton County, Ga., successful  March 2021. (Google Maps/Screenshot via NTD)

A span connected Access Road implicit the Yellow River connected Interstate 20 successful Newton County, Ga., successful March 2021. (Google Maps/Screenshot via NTD)

COVINGTON, Ga.—One idiosyncratic was killed and 2 earnestly injured erstwhile portion of a span successful Georgia collapsed into a stream during aboriginal demolition work, officials said.

The 3 workers fell into the stream Tuesday evening from the Access Road span connected Interstate 20 successful Newton County, eastbound of Atlanta, quality outlets reported.

About 2.5 hours aft the accident, the Newton County Sheriff’s Office reported that 1 idiosyncratic had died.

The subcontractors were sawing erstwhile the mishap occurred, the Georgia Department of Transportation said.

A 500-ton crane began removing a truck, excavator, and different instrumentality from the Yellow River mishap tract Wednesday morning, the Transportation Department said connected Facebook.

Work started Monday and authorities had said they expected it to instrumentality 9 months.

The Associated Press

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