Seven people were transported to the hospital following a second-story deck collapse on Sunday evening, June 11 in Virginia Beach, Va. One person was reported as having serious but non life-threatening injuries, while three had serious but not critical injuries and three others had minor injuries. Observers noted that people were gathered for a graduation party and about 10 people were standing on the deck when it collapsed against the house, sending people rolling and trapping others underneath the deck. Virginia Beach code enforcement inspectors say it appears the deck failed at the ledger board, and issued a notice of violation to repair, replace or remove the deck.

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