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Lawsuit filed by Topeka man who fell through bridge gap

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man is suing the city of Topeka for nearly $2.78 million in damages for injuries he suffered when he fell through a gap in a highway bridge in the same place four people have plunged through since 2001, including a 14-year-old boy who died.

The lawsuit filed Monday contends Trong Do Turner suffered severe and disabling injuries on July 9, 2017 when he fell through a gap between the northbound and southbound lanes of the Kansas Avenue Bridge where he mistakenly believed there was a sidewalk.

Signs at both ends of the bridge warn that no foot traffic is provided but th...



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