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Deck collapses at popular Miami-area sports bar

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Associated Press Miami-Dade fire rescue personnel at the scene where a packed outdoor deck collapsed at Shuckers Bar and Restaurant, Thursday.

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The outdoor deck at a popular Miami-area sports bar partially collapsed during the NBA Finals, sending dozens of people into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay.The accident occurred around 9:45 p.m. Thursday as customers were watching the Miami Heat play the San Antonio Spurs.Miami-Dade Fire Chief David Downey said 24 people were taken to area hospitals. Many had cuts and bruises, though one person suffered a fracture, a fire official said. Two people were in serious condition.
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