CT Hartford Dozens injured after decks collapse at Connecticut house party

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    September 11, 2016

    Dozens injured after decks collapse at Connecticut house party

    Between 30 and 40 people were injured late Saturday after two decks collapsed on top of a third during a party at a house near Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

    Hartford Police Department Deputy Chief Brian Foley posted on his Twitter feed that a third-floor deck of a house about two-tenths of a mile from the Trinity campus collapsed onto a second-floor deck, which subsequently fell onto a first-floor deck.

    Trinity College is a liberal arts school in Hartford with about 2,200 students. Founded in 1823, it's the second-oldest college in Connecticut after Yale.


    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/09/1...ecks-collapse-at-connecticut-house-party.html

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    September 11, 2016
    1:33AM

    Dozens Injured In Porch Collapse At Party Near Trinity College

    Nearly 30 students were taken to hospitals after porches collapsed on top of each other at a house near Trinity College during an off-campus party late Saturday night, police said.

    But the worst of the injuries involved broken bone, and none were life-threatening. The victims were "walking wounded," Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley said in a press conference.

    Fire Department Capt. Raul Ortiz said that 27 people were injured.


    http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-hartford-balcony-collapse-0911-20160910-story.html
     
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