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Hard Rock Hotel collapses in New Orleans; 1 dead, 3 missing


The upper floors of the Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans collapsed Saturday. Photo courtesy of the New Orleans Fire Department

The upper floors of the Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans collapsed Saturday. Photo courtesy of the New Orleans Fire Department

Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A hotel under construction in downtown New Orleans partially collapsed Saturday morning killing one person and leaving three missing, local authorities said.

Authorities said there were multiple injuries with 18 people transported to area hospitals in stable condition. One injured person refused medical treatment.

Anthony Magrette of King Company, a construction ...


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