Tom MurphyOct 5, 2017, 10:33 pm

Deck collapse in Perth Amboy kills 1 child, injures another

A 9-year-old boy died and a 13-year-old was hospitalized after falling to the ground from the home's second floor


A deck on the second floor of a home in Perth Amboy collapsed on Thursday afternoon, injuring a 13-year-old boy and killing a 9-year-old.

Authorities say the two boys were playing at the house on Brighton Avenue when the accident happened.

The 13-year-old is currently in stable condition at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. Officials say they will continue to investigate the incident.

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