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Man is injured when snow-laden awning collapses

A man was seriously injured Thursday night when a snow-laden metal awning collapsed on him.

The incident occurred just before 8 p.m. at the Gramercy Place Condominiums at 95th Street and Perry Lane in Overland Park. Emergency crews found the man unconscious, but he was not pinned.

He was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Overland Park Fire Department spokesman Jason Rhodes said neighbors reported a similar collapse Wednesday. He said the city’s building safety officials will investigate.

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