FOLSOM, Calif. (AP) — A stairway collapse at a Northern California apartment building has killed a man.
Authorities say the external stairway collapsed around 2:30 p.m. Friday on South Lexington Drive in Folsom, about 20 miles east of Sacramento.
A 27-year-old man was injured and pronounced dead at the scene. His name hasn’t been released.
There’s no word on what caused the collapse.
A photo tweeted by Sacramento’s KCRA shows the stairway ripped from the landing, exposing raw wood.
The accident follows the June 16 collapse of a balcony at an apartment building in Berkeley that killed six people and injured seven.
City officials said water damage had rotted the balcony’s wooden support beams.