Deck collapse injures child


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— A deck with approximately 20 people on it collapsed Sunday night, injuring a child, according to the Town of Chester Police Department.

The police responded shortly after 7 p.m. on Sunday, with the Chester Fire Department and Mobile Life Support Services also arriving at the single-family home at 39 Surrey Road.

Only one person, a child with a non-life-threatening laceration, required transportation to the hospital, police said.

The town building inspector will be working with the town engineer to determine the cause of the collapse, according to police. No further information is available at this time.


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