Roof collapse injures 1 in Metropolis

Roof collapse injures 1 in Metropolis

METROPOLIS, IL (KFVS) - The Massac County Sheriff's Office says a roof collapse has sent one person to the hospital in Metropolis.

It happened at the Weaver Creek Baptist Church at 2748 North Ave. as volunteer crews were repairing the building. According to sheriff's dispatch a wall collapsed after the roof collapsed injuring one person.

There is no word on the extent of injuries.

The church is the former Upper Salem Baptist Church.

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