CLOSE CALL! A bridge in Alexander County collapsed live on-air. Flooding rains have brought dangerous conditions across the western Carolinas. Please stay safe, everyone! @AmberFOX46
— FOX 46 Charlotte (@FOX46News) November 12, 2020
A reporter and photojournalist in North Carolina experienced an unsettling moment during a live news report, when a bridge they were standing on suddenly split apart.
On Thursday, Amber Roberts, a reporter for Fox 46 in Charlotte, North Carolina, was standing on Hiddenite Bridge with photojournalist Jon Monte and discussing the impact of intense flooding following Tropical Storm Eta in Alexander County.