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Springfield police unsure why woman killed on U.S. 40 was in roadway

Wind gust topples construction project


A gust of wind during the storm that blew through the Springfield area Friday evening toppled a 15-foot wall on a construction site.

The wall was part of a new retail construction project on Bechtle Avenue, according to reports.

No injuries were reported after the wall collapsed, but a worker at the site said it simply “blew over” with a huge gust of wind.

There have been no reports of the cost of the damage or the delay it will cause in the construction process.


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