One dead, six injured after deck collapses

HOOVER, AL (WBRC) - One person is dead after a deck collapsed at a Hoover apartment complex. Hoover is located just south of Birmingham.

The incident happened at the Waterford Landing Apartments, around 11:30pm Sunday as seven people stood on a deck. The immediate reason is unknown, but authorities say while the individuals were standing on the deck it collapsed.

One person died as result. One person is in critical condition and three others are in serious condition.

Hoover Fire Department official Rusty Lowe says the people on the deck fell three stories.

Hoover officials have called a 1:45pm news conference to discuss the incident.

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