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35W bridge collapse: investigation results

Thin steel plates appear to be the cause of the bridge collapse, according to results given by safety investigators. The bridge had been overweighed with construction materials when the plates gave way.

Thin steel plates appear to be the cause of the bridge collapse, according to results given by safety investigators. The bridge had been overweighed with construction materials when the plates gave way. 13 people were killed and 145 were injured on Aug. 1, 2007, when the bridge collapsed during rush hour.

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