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Parking Deck Collapse at Tropicana Casino

Aired October 30, 2003 - 12:17   ET

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WOLF BLITZER, CNN ANCHOR: We want to show our viewers some live pictures we're getting in from this parking garage -- the collapse of this parking garage at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City. It was under construction.
Multiple injuries are now being reported in the collapse the six stories of this planned parking garage. You can see how this garage has collapsed right there.

One witness in the building said she heard a large rumble, looked out her window and saw the structure, with workers atop the structure, simply fall, collapse to the ground. The incident happened about an hour and a half or so ago. The firefighters and other rescue workers on the scene right now.

The only thing we know is that multiple injuries are being reported in this dramatic collapse, six stories of a parking garage under construction at the Atlantic City Tropicana Casino in New Jersey.

We'll keep our viewers updated and bring you any additional information as it becomes available.

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