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Minneapolis, Minnesota / Bridge Collapse #939970

FNC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 2007
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(Studio: Shepard Smith, Trace Gallagher) Breaking news on the collapse of the I-35W bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, discussed; live aerial scenes shown of the damaged bridge, the wreckage, a burning tractor-trailer truck next to a school bus, rescue workers, and cars piled in the water; details given on the precautions prior to construction on the bridge, reports of people trapped in the water, eyewitness accounts; “Star Tribune” newspaper report quoted. Local KMSP coverage shown, including reporters Jamie Reese and Dawn Mitchell {no anchor names given}.

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Live interview held with KMSP reporter Beth McDonough†. {Voice of McDONOUGH†- discusses the scene, rush-hour traffic and construction on the bridge, rescue operations, the area surrounding the bridge.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) The bridge collapse recapped.

Reporter(s):
Trace, Shepard Smith,;
Smith, Shepard
Duration:
00:29:00

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