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Bleachers collapse during ECU game, fans injured

About a dozen East Carolina University fans were injured Sunday when several rows of bleachers collapsed at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville.

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GREENVILLE, N.C. — About a dozen East Carolina University fans were injured Sunday when several rows of bleachers collapsed at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville.

The majority of the injuries were minor, but one person suffered a dislocated shoulder, officials said.

Ten rows of bleachers had to be removed during the game against Tulsa.

The seats were a part of new addition built over the summer.

ECU officials said they are talking with contractors to find out what happened.

 

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