Second Victim In Sioux Falls Building Collapse Found Dead

Members of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue pulled the man's body from the building at about 6 p.m.

That worker was the last person rescue crews were trying to find. The 34-year-old who works at a manufacturing company left her belongings in a coffee shop to run outside, thinking there were probably people in the structure. The woman reportedly is well, although she has a leg injury.

The three-story building at East 10th Street and South Phillips Avenue collapsed around 10:30 a.m. It's not known what caused the collapse; however, it was under renovation at the time. Authorities say the dog belonged to the woman they saved, and they had been near each other since the building collapsed at 10:30 a.m.

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Chief Jim Sideras tweeted a photo of the girl being rescued, stating she said, "Hi", to her parents before she was taken to the hospital.

Two people trapped in a downtown Sioux Falls building collapse on Friday have now been recovered. Sideras says, "It just didn't work out for us, unfortunately".

Crews continued searching for a second person believed to be trapped under the debris of the brick building in downtown Sioux Falls.

Crews were concerned about rubble shifting as they carefully worked to free the two.

A young woman and her dog were rescued.

Sideras said she can't see daylight so rescue workers know she's completely covered by debris.

The building was being renovated to house a drug store scheduled to open in the spring.



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