Did the pier collapse at 3:30 a.m.?
Did 15 people die?
Were hundreds of people on the pier?
Did one man suffer serious injuries?
Did the media arrive to do live coverage?
Had a truck run into part of the pier earlier that day?
Did a city council member think the pier might be unsafe?
Could the police officer smell alcohol on the truck driver’s breath?
Did the brakes fail on the truck?
Is the period June through September a profitable time for pier businesses?