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Six People including Children Taken to Hospital after Deck Collapse


PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP — Authorities said six people which included young children, were taken to the hospital after a deck collapsed during a party outside of a home in Carbon County.

It happened in Penn Forest Township on Towamensing Trail just before 6 p.m. Tuesday.

When the deck collapsed, it flipped over and trapped several people underneath it.

Four people were transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital by helicopter and two more people were taken by ambulance.





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