New Orleans Hard Rock hotel collapse leaves 2 dead

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At least two people have been killed after a partially constructed hotel collapsed in New Orleans on Saturday.

According to the Times-Picayune, 112 workers were at the construction site of the 18-story Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans on Saturday morning.

Around 9:10 a.m., the upper six to eight floors of the half-built structure collapsed, raining down debris and knocking over a construction crane in the process.

According to CNN, two people were killed in the incident, and at least 30 were hospitalized. Search teams are also looking for a missing worker that may still be trapped inside the building.

Officials say the site is still highly unstable, so a second collapse is still possible.

According to the Times-Picayune, the threat of further collapse prompted officials to evacuate nearby buildings on Sunday night.

Authorities have not said what caused the structure to fail, but promised a "relentless" investigation into the incident.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Construction workers inside half-built Hard Rock Hotel
2. New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel collapsing
3. Number of dead and injured in collapse aftermath
4. Search teams looking for missing worker

VOICEOVER (in English):
At least two people have been killed after a partially constructed hotel collapsed in New Orleans on Saturday.

"According to the Times-Picayune, 112 workers were at the construction site of the 18-story Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans on Saturday morning."

"Around 9:10 a.m., the upper six to eight floors of the half-built structure collapsed, raining down debris and knocking over a construction crane in the process."

"According to CNN, two people were killed in the incident, and at least 30 were hospitalized."

"Search teams are also looking for a missing worker that may still be trapped inside the building."

"Officials say the site is still highly unstable, so a second collapse is still possible."

SOURCES: CNN, Nola.com
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/13/us/new-orleans-hard-rock-collapse-sunday/index.html
https://www.nola.com/news/article_3c7fef1a-edfc-11e9-8552-e7b5e0a84562.html
https://www.nola.com/news/article_04402c54-ed49-11e9-8228-e3441e79e10f.html
https://www.nola.com/news/article_5630478a-ed15-11e9-8620-3fb22c77f304.html