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In pictures: Dramatic scenes from Washington state bridge collapse

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, rescue boats approach victims at their vehicles.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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An upside down vehicle rests in the water.

Jennifer Buchanan/Everett Daily Herald/AP

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An unidentified man waits on his submerged vehicle in the Skagit River.

Frank Varga/Skagit Valley Herald/AP

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, a man is seen sitting atop a car that fell into the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Wash. ,after the collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge minutes earlier, May 23, 2013.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, rescue workers form a human chain as they begin to remove a woman who reaches out from a smashed pickup truck that fell into the Skagit River.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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A person is removed from the wreckage of the collapsed Interstate-5 bridge in Mount Vernon, Wash. May 23, 2012.

Frank Varga/Skagit Valley Herald/AP

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Early reports indicate this semi trailier may have struck the bridge.

DEAN RUTZ/Seattle Times/AP

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee, right, talks to reporters about the collapse, in Mt. Vernon May 23, 2013.

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People offer spontaneous prayer after the bridge collapsed.

Joshua Trujillo/seattlepi.com/AP

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Wayne and Bernice James of California camp out in a Home Depot parking lot after the bridge collapsed.

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, rescue workers head to the scene where a pickup truck and a car fell into the Skagit River.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, a rescue boat approaches the scene.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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A photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez shows the scene.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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The collapsed Interstate-5 bridge is seen at dusk submerged after collapsing into the Skagit River, dumping vehicles and people into the water, in Mount Vernon, Wash., May 23, 2013.

Elaine Thompson/AP

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, rescue workers surround the scene where a pickup truck and a car fell into the Skagit River.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, a man is seen sitting atop a car.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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A police officer walks along the bank near the collapsed Interstate-5 bridge.

Elaine Thompson/AP

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A truck is seen in the water after a portion of the Interstate 5 bridge collapsed.

Jennifer Buchanan/Everett Daily Herald/AP

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, a rescue boat approaches the scene.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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Washington State Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the media along with Washington State Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, left.

Joshua Trujillo/seattlepi.com/AP

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In this photo provided by Francisco Rodriguez, a man is seen sitting atop a car that fell into the Skagit River.

Francisco Rodriguez/AP

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A portion of the Interstate-5 bridge is submerged after it collapsed into the Skagit River.

Joe Nicholson/AP

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A rescue boat and divers search near a portion of the Interstate-5 bridge.

Joe Nicholson/AP

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A rescue boat and divers search near a portion of the Interstate-5 bridge that is submerged after it collapsed into the Skagit River.

Joe Nicholson/AP

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Rescue workers look over the edge where a portion of the Interstate 5 bridge collapsed into the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Wash., May 23, 2013.

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A portion of the Interstate 5 bridge is submerged after it collapsed into the Skagit River.

Frank Varga/Skagit Valley Herald/AP

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Rescue workers look over the scene.

Rick Lund/THE SEATTLE TIMES/AP

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Jeane Ebeling, right, of Mount Vernon, and Allee McCoy, second from right, of Mount Vernon look at the collapsed bridge in the Skagit River.

Joe Nicholson/AP

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Onlookers watch and photograph as a portion of the Interstate-5 bridge is submerged after it collapsed into the Skagit River dumping vehicles and people into the water in Mount Vernon, Wash., May 23, 2013.

Joe Nicholson/AP

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