Courtesy of CTLGroup Gene Corley (right) probes debris at site of World Trade Center after terror attacks in 2001. Structural engineer led numerous probes of major building failures in a 50-year career. Related Links: CTLGroup CorleyProminent structural failure investigator W. Gene Corley, whose career spanned 50 years, died March 1 at age 77, after a battle with cancer.Corley was perhaps best known for leading teams that studied the collapses of Oklahoma City's Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, bombed on April 19, 1985, and the twin towers of Manhattan's World Trade Center, attacked on Sept. 11, 2001."Solving problems with structural
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