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Bike lane falls in Brazil Olympic city, killing at least 2

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) A new elevated bike path that was heralded as a top legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics collapsed Thursday, killing at least two people. The accident on the Tim Maia bike path was the latest in a series of problems besetting preparations for the Aug. 5-21 games, which include worries about an outbreak of the Zika virus, political turmoil that threatens...
Via Associated Press
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bike lane built ahead of Rio Olympics collapses; at least 2 killed

RIO DE JANEIRO -- An oceanfront stretch of an elevated bike lane built ahead of the Olympic Games collapsed on Thursday when it was hit by a strong wave, killing at least two people, Rio de Janeiro authorities said.Rio Municipal Secretary Pedro Paulo Carvalho said a third person was thought to be missing. He said a probe was under way to determine what caused the accident on the...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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