Sunday, May, 26, 2002 – The I-40 Bridge Disaster
A barge collided with a bridge support near Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, causing a section of the I-40 bridge to plunge into the Arkansas River. Joe Dedmon, captain of the tugboat Robert Y. Love, experienced a blackout and lost control of the ship. Due to the location of the accident, automobiles and tractor trailers fell into the water, killing fourteen people.
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