Boy killed in Nebraska hotel roof collapse

A boy died after a roof collapsed Sunday night at a hotel in Nebraska, according to the York...
A boy died after a roof collapsed Sunday night at a hotel in Nebraska, according to the York County Police Department.(MGN)
Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 2:20 PM MDT
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YORK, Neb. (KSNB/Gray News) – A boy died after a roof collapsed Sunday night at a hotel in Nebraska, according to the York County Police Department.

Several people called 911 around 9 p.m. to report the roof at a Hampton Inn in the area had collapsed.

When first responders arrived, they found the boy trapped inside the pool room under debris from the collapse.

Authorities say the boy was the only person trapped and were able to safely evacuate the rest of the building.

The cause of the collapse is under investigation.

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