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  • The Interstate 5 bridge after it collapsed into the Skagit River dumping vehicles and people into the water in Mount Vernon, Washington, May 23, 2013.
  • Emergency personnel gather at the collapsed Interstate 5 bridge, Mount Vernon, Washington, May 23, 2013.
  • A rescue boat and divers search near the collapsed Interstate 5 bridge, Mount Vernon, Washington, May 23, 2013.
  • People stand on the south bank of the Skagit River to watch the rescue operation following Interstate 5 bridge collapse, Mount Vernon, Washington, May 23, 2013.
  • A damaged truck sits in the water on a portion of the Interstate-5 bridge that is submerged after it collapsed into the Skagit river dumping vehicles and people into the water in Mount Vernon, Wash., May 23, 2013.

Bridge Collapses in Washington State, No Fatalities

Published May 24, 2013

A bridge on the main route between Seattle, Washington and Canada's British Columbia has collapsed, causing some injuries to motorists but no deaths.


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