Rodanthe beach house destroyed overnight

Posted at 12:12 PM, Dec 31, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-31 12:12:59-05

Dare County, N.C. - A beach house on the Outer Banks was destroyed by the sea overnight.

The home is in Rodanthe at the end of Dean Avenue.

Dare County officials say the house started washing away Sunday night around 9 p.m.

No one was there at the time. Officials are still trying to figure out why the house collapsed.