House roof roof collapses into lake, kills two people

DALLAS (Reuters) – A Texas house roof collapsed into a lake in the state’s southern part on Friday, killing two people and leaving a woman dead and a child missing, authorities said.

The collapse in the town of La Porte, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Dallas, was reported around 3:30 p.m. local time (0630 GMT Friday) about 100 yards (200 meters) south of the town hall, Dallas police said.

There were no immediate reports of injuries.

The cause of the collapse was under investigation.

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