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m.apnews.com — WA State Wire DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP Published: 42 minutes ago A collapsed section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River is seen in an aerial view Friday, May 24, 2013. Part of the bridge collapsed Thursday evening, sending cars and people into the water when a an oversized truck hit the span, the Washington State Patrol chief said.
columbian.com — A small earthquake rattled northeast Clark County on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no reports of damage. The 2.5 magnitude quake struck at 9:40 a.m. The epicenter was 3 miles northeast of Battle Ground, and the depth was 1.1 miles, according to the USGS.
news.yahoo.com — SEATTLE (AP) - Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound. The consequence of that risk was evident Thursday on Interstate 5 over the Skagit River, where a large section of the bridge collapsed into the water after officials say an oversized truck load clipped the steel truss.
m.apnews.com — WA State Wire MANUEL VALDES and MIKE BAKER Published: 24 minutes ago In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, rescue workers form a human chain as they begin to remove a woman who reaches out from a smashed pickup truck that fell into the Skagit River after the collapse of the Interstate 5 bridgeThursday, May 23, 2013, in Mount Vernon, Wash.
m.apnews.com — WA State Wire GENE JOHNSON and MANUEL VALDES Published: 6 minutes ago In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, a man is seen sitting atop a car that fell into the Skagit River after the collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge there minutes earlier Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Mount Vernon, Wash.
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