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I-5 Bridge Collapses in NW Wash State, People in Water

Image: I-5 Bridge Collapses in NW Wash State, People in Water A collapsed portion of the Interstate 5 bridge lies at the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Wash. on May 24.

Thursday, 23 May 2013 10:53 PM

 

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The Washington State Patrol says the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon has collapsed, dumping vehicles and people into the water.

Trooper Mark Francis said the four-lane bridge collapsed about 7 p.m.

Francis says he has no idea how many people are in the water or whether there are any injuries or deaths.

He did not know what caused the collapse.

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