I-5, Skagit River Bridge

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<p><b>Why:</b> The Interstate 5 bridge collapse into the Skagit River was caused by an oversize truck hitting the span, the Washington State Patrol chief said. ¿For reasons unknown at this point in time the semi struck the overhead of the bridge causing the collapse,¿ Batiste told an overnight news conference.[ <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Interstate-5-bridge-collapsed-over-Skagit-River-4544826.php">Washington Post</a> ]</p><br><br>

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Why: The Interstate 5 bridge collapse into the Skagit River was caused by an oversize truck hitting the span, the Washington State Patrol chief said. ¿For reasons unknown at this point in time the semi struck the overhead of the bridge causing the collapse,¿ Batiste told an overnight news conference.[ Washington Post ]



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