Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses in downtown New Orleans

A drone captured the aftermath of the building collapse in downtown New Orleans. (Source: Andres Braud)
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Hard Rock Hotel partially collapsed Saturday morning onto Canal Street.

New Orleans Fire Dept. Chief Tim McConnell confirmed one person was killed on scene and three others are unaccounted for. They are all contractors.

McConnell said urban search and rescue teams are on scene and nearby buildings are being evacuated. He says a large crane is unstable and further collapse is possible.