Implosion: Tallest building in Kentucky’s capital demolished

  • The 28-story Capital Plaza Tower starts to fall during a controlled demolition in Frankfort, Ky., on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Built in 1972, the former state government office building was demolished to make way for a new five-story building and parking garage. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)

  • Smoke rises as the 28-story Capital Plaza Tower falls during a controlled demolition in Frankfort, Ky., on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Built in 1972, the former state government office building was demolished to make way for a new five-story building and parking garage.(AP Photo/Adam Beam)

  • The 28-story Capital Plaza Tower falls during a controlled demolition in Frankfort, Ky., on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Built in 1972, the former state government office building was demolished to make way for a new five-story building and parking garage. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The tallest building in Kentucky’s capital city came crashing down in a controlled implosion Sunday, delighting thousandsof onlookers who quickly scurried away to avoid the dust cloud that billowed overhead.

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