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POLICE: About A Dozen People Injured After Pavilion Collapsed

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PARADISE, Pa. (AP) — Officials say as many as a dozen people were injured when a pavilion collapsed at a central Pennsylvania park, but most of the injuries were minor.

Authorities said the accident happened at about 8:30 p.m. Friday at Lancaster County’s Paradise Township Community Park.

Officials said several dozen people attending a baseball game sought shelter when severe storms swept through the area, but high winds caused the pavilion to collapse.

State police said 10 to 12 people were taken to Lancaster General Hospital, mostly children with minor injuries. One man was reported with a broken leg and another with a cut on his head. A hospital official declined to release information about their condition.

Emergency Management Director Randall Gockley said the pavilion was 40 feet by 40 feet.

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