One killed in I-75 bridge collapse in Cincinnati

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Officials say one person died and another person was injured when a highway overpass collapsed in Cincinnati.

The Cincinnati Fire Department says the bridge was undergoing demolition at the time of the collapse.

WLWT-TV in Cincinnati reports southbound Interstate 75 was closed for at least two days after the collapse of an overpass north of the old Hopple Street bridge.

It happened at about 10:30 p.m. Monday. The television station reports at least one tractor trailer was damaged by the collapse.

Fire and EMS officials say one construction worker was killed and a tractor trailer driver suffered minor injuries.

A witness told WLWT that he heard "a real big boom" and then a couple of seconds later he saw police cars rushing to the scene.

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