Column collapses at college, killing student in hammock

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a brick column collapsed at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, killing one student who was in a hammock hanging from the column. Portland Fire & Rescue said two other people were injured Monday night. KGW reports that fire and rescue crews responded to the scene about 8:15 p.m. Six people were in three hammocks hanging from the column, authorities said. A 19-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Two 18-year-old women were hospitalized. Monday was the first day of class at the campus of the private liberal arts college. About 2,000 students attend the school.