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This is the harrowing moment a 1.6-mile bridge in the US collapsed in pieces after a cargo ship ploughed into it.

Footage shows the vessel smashing into the Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland.

It is reported that seven construction workers and as many as four vehicles were on the bridge when it collapsed into the water, but this is yet to be confirmed.

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