Police: Deck partially collapses in Des Moines


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say several people received minor injuries when a backyard deck partially collapsed in Des Moines.

Des Moines television station KCCI reports (http://bit.ly/1hrULzz ) about seven people were on the deck went it partially collapsed Monday afternoon at a home on the city’s west side.

Police say several people received scrapes. A 2-year-old child was taken to a local hospital to be checked out.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the collapse.

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