Two people were killed and one person is missing after the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans, which is under construction, collapsed Saturday morning. >> Read more trending news At least 18 people were taken to an area hospital, NOLA.com reported. Here are the latest updates: Update 10:40 a.m. EDT Oct. 13: The search resumed Sunday morning for a missing person after a partial collapse of the under-construction Hard Rock Hotel, WSDU reported. Seventeen of the 18 people taken to New Orleans-area hospitals have been discharged, NOLA.com reported. One person was expected to undergo surgery, officials said. New Orleans Fire Department Superintendent Tim McConnell told reporters there were 112 workers at the Hard Rock Hotel construction site when the collapse occurred. McConnell said many of those workers also were injured and showed up later in area hospitals to receive medical treatment, NOLA.com reported. Update 2:18 a.m. EDT Oct. 13: A second person was killed in the hotel collapse, New Orleans officials confirmed late Saturday. One person is still missing, authorities said. Earlier Saturday night, Mayor LaToya Cantrell issued a statement addressing the incident. 'Today's collapse was a tragedy, and our hearts break for the loss of life. Our focus is on continuing to secure the site and to doing everything we can to support the families impacted as rescue efforts continue,' the statement read. 'All residents should continue to stay away from the area, and to heed the street closures and traffic warnings. We appreciate the public's response and support, and we are praying for the victims and their families.' Update 5:40 p.m. EDT Oct.12: Although three people were initially reported missing, one of those victims was at a hospital receiving treatment, officials said. The two people still missing are believed to be in separate parts of the building, WWL-TV reported. Update 2:46p.m. EDT Oct.12: Jonathan Fourcade, of New Orleans Emergency Medical Services, told NOLA.com that an urban search-and-rescue team will sweep the Hard Rock Hotel in an attempt to find three missing workers. Evacuations were ordered in buildings near the hotel, the website reported. The Hard Rock Hotel was planned as an 18-story building with 350 rooms, WWL-TV reported. It was scheduled to open next spring, the television station reported. Update 12:57 p.m. EDT Oct. 12: New Orleans Fire Department Superintendent Tim McConnell said the upper six to eight floors of the structure collapsed, The Times-Picayune reported. He added the building remained 'very unstable.' Several buildings in the area have been evacuated, the newspaper reported. Update 12:02 p.m. EDT Oct. 12: It was not clear what caused the collapse, WWL-TV reported. The New Orleans Fire Department, New Orleans Emergency Medical Services, and the New Orleans Police Department responded to the collapsed building, located at Canal and North Rampart streets, the television station reported. Around 9 a.m., upper floors of the building to fall on top of each other before he structure collapsed to the ground, WWL reported. 'It sounded like a -- I don't know how to describe it -- like a building coming down,' Matt Worges, who saw the collapse from the nearby Tidewater Building, told the Times-Picayune. 'It was a deep, rumbling sound. Like an airplane maybe. It drew my head immediately.' This is a developing story.