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More than 20 hurt when deck collapses in NC

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CHERRYVILLE, N.C. -

Fire officials say at least 21people were hurt when a deck collapsed at a cookout in Cherryville.
    
Fire Chief Jeff Cash says the deck collapsed around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
    
Cash says two people were trapped for a time. The deck was about seven feet off the ground.
    
Gaston Emergency Medical Services Capt. Chris Hendricks says one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln with serious injuries.
    
Hendricks says a woman and child were taken to Cleveland Regional Medical Center, but none of the injuries were life threatening.
    
The others were treated at the scene.

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