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Disaster relief:How to help Hurricane Sally victims along Gulf CoastThe storm crashed ashore early Wednesday as a Category 2 hurricane in Gulf Shores, Alabama, about 30 miles west of Pensacola.
In Pensacola, the biggest city in battered Escambia County, a barge-mounted construction crane smashed into the recently completed Three Mile Bridge, causing a section of the span over Pensacola Bay to collapse, authorities said.
"Power outages leave more than 1 million people in the darkMore than 220,000 Florida power customers remained in the dark Thursday.
Our area has sustained significant damage with major flooding, extensive power outages, structural damage, wide-range beach erosion, fallen trees, and many roads are closed/impassable," the local tourist bureau said in a statement.
Almost 300,000 power customers in Alabama, more than 50,000 in Louisiana and 40,000 in Georgia were also dark.
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