At least 4 fall in water after deck collapse along NC coast

Spouter Inn restaurant in Beaufort in a photo from their Facebook page.

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) – It wasn’t the picture several people were expecting after the deck they were standing on collapsed.

The incident happened around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Spouter Inn restaurant in Beaufort.

The Beaufort Fire Dept. confirmed four people fell in the water because of the collapse, but no one was injured.

The department said the water at the location is at least 10 feet deep.

The Carteret County News-Times reported that five women fell while they were taking a photo. The narrow deck/pier was connected to the main deck at the restaurant.

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