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At least 14 hurt following roof collapse at house near Ohio State

COLUMBUS — At least 14 people were taken to the hospital after the roof of a house collapsed near the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus Saturday evening.

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Columbus police officers responded to the initial call of a roof collapsing in the 60 block of East 13th Avenue around 7:40 p.m., according to our news partner WBNS.

Columbus Division Fire Chief Jeffrey Geitter said the front porch collapsed, “due to many, many students on top of the roof.” He said the number ranged between 15 to 45 students on the roof.

All 14 people taken to the hospital are reportedly in “stable condition,” WBNS reports.

We will continue to provide updates on this developing story.

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