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KFYO News learned Tuesday afternoon (August 31st) that the framing of a Circle K convenience store under construction in West Lubbock collapsed. The accident happened during the middle of the day on Tuesday between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

As you can see in the attached photos, the building was being framed with wood, rather than the steel seen on most commercial buildings.

This Circle K was under construction at the intersection of 34th Street and Milwaukee Avenue. One person was injured at the scene.

Circle K Convenience Store Building/ Construction Collapse Aug. 31, 2021 #2
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Circle K currently has at least six locations under construction in Lubbock and is ready to make a full-court press in the Hub City before the end of the year.

Those locations include: 34th and Milwaukee, South Loop 289 & Indiana, 130th Street (FM 1585) and Indiana, 66th and Milwaukee, and finally Slide Road near North Loop 289.

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