More than 100 people were inside the Hard Rock Hotel when it came crashing down

Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans’ officials say a second person has been killed in the partial collapse of a hotel under construction.

The city’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness released the news on its Twitter feed.

There is still one person missing.

Officials called off the search Saturday night but will resume Sunday morning.

The collapse happened shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday at the site of a planned Hard Rock Hotel at the edge of the historic French Quarter.

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