Several killed as pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami

A pedestrian walkway in Miami collapsed on Thursday, killing several people.

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The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed the fatalities after multiple vehicles were crushed by the span near Florida International University’s campus.

According to Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue, there were people were on the bridge and several cars were underneath it.

The walkway weighed 950 tons and was 174 feet long, according to FIU. The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department said they were working to secure the structure while searching for victims.

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