This week's Baltimore tragedy is prompting bridge concerns in New York State.

Especially as people remember when an Upstate New York bridge collapsed, killing many.

Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse

Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapses After Being Struck By Cargo Ship
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On Tuesday around 1:30 a.m., a container ship crashed into a heavily traveled Baltimore bridge causing a major collapse.

At least six people are presumed dead.

This tragedy is bringing back memories of a bridge collapse on the New York State Thruway

New York State Bridge Over Schoharie Creek Collapses, 10 Killed

WNYT NewsChannel 13/YouTube
WNYT NewsChannel 13/YouTube

Nearly 40 years ago, a bridge carrying the New York State Thruway over the Schoharie Creek collapsed.

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It happened back on April 5, 1987. Five vehicles fell into the water and 10 people were killed, according to WNYT NewsChannel 13.

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New York Bridges Are "Well Protected"

Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge
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New York City Deputy Mayor Meera Joshi who oversees infrastructure, says city bridges are well protected from accidental impacts.

CLICK HERE to find out more about why Joshi believes New York bridges are "well protected."

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"Amazing" facts about Upstate New York bridges and a look back at the 1987 tragedy in New York can be seen below:

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There are hundreds of bridges all across Upstate New York. Here is a sample of some of the most interesting. They run from a bridge that is visited by nearly a million people each year, to the oldest covered bridge in the United States.

Gallery Credit: Chuck D'Imperio

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Did you know that some New York bridges are "haunted?" Find out which ones are considered haunted."

8 Of The Most Haunted Bridges In New York State

New York State has several haunted bridges, each with its own ghostly tales and legends. Here are 8 haunted bridges across the Empire State.

Gallery Credit: Dave Wheeler

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