UPDATED: One dead after section of old Bonner Bridge collapses during demolition

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One person has died after one of the last remaining sections of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet collapsed on Wednesday.

Emergency responders were called to Oregon Inlet just before 5 p.m. One of the two remaining sections of the navigation span in the middle of the inlet appeared to have collapsed.

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday evening confirmed that one person was standing on the bridge. At least one other person was seriously injured. Other details about the incident were not yet available.

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