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https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/1-dead-three-missing-after-hard-rock-hotel-construction-site-colla

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  1. mark handler

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    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/1-dead-three-missing-after-hard-rock-hotel-construction-site-collapses/ar-AAIG7ms?ocid=spartandhp

    One person was killed and three others are missing after a Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans collapsed Saturday morning.

    The city's fire department received a call about the collapse just after 9 a.m. Police and emergency medical services also responded.

    One person was pronounced dead at the site, a fire official said during a news conference.

    “It’s a very dangerous situation,” Fire Superintendent Timothy McConnell said, adding that the building is “unstable,” and another collapse is possible.
     
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    Hate to be the crane operator, and the ride he took
     
  4. e hilton

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    That was a personnel hoist ... temporary exterior elevator. I didnt see the cab fall, hopefully it was at ground level.
    Looking at the video closely, looks like the top floor fell first and knocked the lower floors with it. First guess would be insufficient temporary shoring.
     
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    Did you see the crane sway and shake??
     
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    Yes but at least it didnt fall.
     

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