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Deck collapses at Northwest Austin home

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An elevated deck at a private home in Northwest Austin collapsed Saturday evening, injuring several at the scene.

According to emergency officials, the deck at 5310 Doe Valley Lane collapsed around 7:30 p.m. with between 12 to 20 people on it, sending several people tumbling down a hill below.

Six people, including one pregnant woman, were taken to the hospital. EMS crews treated six people at the scene. Several others denied treatment at the scene.

Officials said the injuries included multiple broken bones.

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