House collapses in Columbus

May 18, 2019

Posted: May 18, 2019 9:40 AM
Updated: May 20, 2019 10:09 AM

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man has one message for people after a roof collapsed on his dad earlier today. wtvas amanda haley is in columbus where the house collapsed with 3 people inside. columbus where the house collapsed with 3 people inside. im here next to the house that's roof now sits on the ground and by looking at it is pretty scary to think that 3 men were under this roof when it collapsed this morning. i can't stress that enough ." nats sound- it couldve been fatal, but not. corey guiton's day took a turn this morning when he received the news of what had happened. sot corey guiton , son of victim "i got a phone text that said that the roof had fallen on your dads, i stopped immeditaely whatever i was doing and came straight over." guitons dad is one of 3 men that were working to tear down an old house when the roof collapsed on top of them. one of those men was able to pull himself out ,but guitons dad and another man were stuck under the debri waiting for columbus firefighters and volunteers to save their life. guiton says his father was taken to the hospital and has been getting xrays all day. we do not know the results of those xrays yet but guiton tells me his dad is very sore but he will be okay. a neighbor who did not want to be on camera told me that the house was in very bad shape and had not been maintained in years. guiton says the accident today could have costed his dad his life and that he never wants anyone to feel the way he felt this morning when he got the news. he tells me today, he learned just how valuable some things are. sot- corey guiton , son of victim "safety, safety, safety, and before you go home and leave and before your daily journey on your job, tell your family i love you, i love you. i cant stress that enough." we will update you as we learn more about the injuries of the 3 men. im amanda haley reporting live in columbus, wtva 9
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