Worker feared dead after balcony collapse in Sea Isle City, New Jersey

According to officials, an 8th-floor balcony fell onto one below at a condo building in Sea Isle City.

A view of a collapsed balcony in a highrise.

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This story originally appeared on 6abc.

A worker is feared dead after becoming trapped when an 8th-floor balcony collapsed in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.

The collapse happened at about 2:20 p.m. Friday on the 3600 block of the Boardwalk at the Spinnaker South Tower condo building.

According to officials, a person was working on the 7th floor when the balcony above collapsed. Officials said this is now a recovery operation and it is believed the worker did not survive.

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Two other workers were on the 8th floor at the time of the collapse.

Video from Chopper 6 showed construction equipment nearby, but it was not clear what part of the building was being worked on.

There was no immediate word on what caused the collapse.

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