Portion of Hale Library third floor collapsed, two minor injuries reported

A portion of the third floor collapsed after 9 a.m on April 14. (Archive Photo by Dene Dryden | Collegian Media Group)

A 20-by-20 foot area of the third floor of Hale Library collapsed through to the second floor resulting in minor injuries of two non-Kansas State employees. Emergency services evaluated the employees and they returned to work.

The collapse occurred on a new area of floor being poured by contractors.

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