US Dozens hurt in deck collapse at Montana lodge during funeral

02:15  19 june  2017
02:15  19 june  2017 Source:   FOX News

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Dozens of people were injured, some critically, after a second-story deck collapsed at a Montana lodge Saturday during a funeral , officials said. Lake County Sheriff Don Bell told the Daily Inter Lake newspaper 32 people were hurt , 5 critically

LAKESIDE, Mont. (AP) - Authorities say dozens of people are injured, some critically, after a second-story deck collapsed at a Montana lodge where a memorial service was being held.

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Dozens of people were injured, some critically, after a second-story deck collapsed at a Montana lodge Saturday during a funeral, officials said.

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Montana -. LAKESIDE- Twenty people were hurt after 5 are in critical condition after a deck collapsed during a funeral in Lake County. The memorial service for someone who recently passed away was being held at the Spruce Lodge .

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Lake County Sheriff Don Bell told the Daily Inter Lake newspaper 32 people were hurt, 5 critically, after the deck collapsed at the Glacier Presbyterian Camp in Lake County, located about 100 miles north of Missoula.

First responders rushed adults and children to various medical facilities, while the critically injured were airlifted to hospitals.

Witnesses to the collapse told ABC FOX Montana one side of the deck was spongy, and that once it collapsed it was a domino effect.

Leslie Dillon, who told the Daily Inter Lake newspaper she was among about 50 people on the deck at the time of the collapse, said she walked away with some bruising. Dillon added many of her friends and relatives were taken away by ambulance.

The Somers/Lakeside Fire Department said the cause of the collapse is under investigation.

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The crowd at the time was gathered on the deck to remember William Nickel, a longtime Flathead Valley firefighter who died in April.

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