Demolition begins on historic building in downtown Ardmore

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ARDMORE, OK -- Demolition began Friday afternoon on the historic building in downtown Ardmore that partially collapsed.

The demolition contractor says they plan to continue taking the building down over the weekend.

The front of the historic building fell Wednesday when a driver crashed his pickup truck into a load-bearing support beam.

No injuries were reported..

Ardmore development services says Broadway and Washington streets will stay closed until the demolition is complete.

No word yet on when it will be finished.