Multiple people killed in pedestrian bridge collapse at FIU

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(CNN) Multiple people have died as a result of a pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University in Miami, according to a spokesman with the Florida Highway Patrol.

Bridge collapsesnear Florida International University near Miami (NBC photo)

Multiple agencies have responded to the scene.

Aerial footage from the scene showed cars crushed underneath the bridge.
The bridge was just installed Saturday. According to a fact sheet about the bridge on FIU’s website, it cost $14.2 million to build, and was funded as part of a $19.4 million grant from the US Department of Transportation.

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