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One killed in road bridge collapse in Bavaria

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One killed in road bridge collapse in Bavaria

<p>At least one construction worker has been confirmed dead after a road bridge which was undergoing renovation collapsed in central Germany. Six more are said to be seriously injured.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">German bridge collapse leaves one worker dead and six seriously injured <a href="https://t.co/8V11U63sQ5">https://t.co/8V11U63sQ5</a> <a href="https://t.co/9TSMg4YQhn">pic.twitter.com/9TSMg4YQhn</a></p>— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) <a href="https://twitter.com/DailyMirror/status/743152779359813632">June 15, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The bridge section plus scaffolding fell 20 metres onto a road below. The accident happened along Germany’s A7 highway near the town of Schweinfurt in northern Bavaria.</p> <iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d137739.1119919138!2d10.266462937105715!3d50.09789042438954!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x47a2f7903f69438d%3A0x41db728f0620990!2sSchweinfurt%2C+Germany!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sfr!4v1466026603396" width="600" height="450" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <p>There are thought to have been around 20 workers on the site at the time. A police spokesperson said said they were still trying to confirm that no one else was buried in the under the wreckage.</p> <p>The bridge was originally built in 1965.</p>