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Garage door accident kills 3-year-old

March 11, 2009 8:03:13 AM PDT
Authorities are investigating a tragic accident in the Antelope Valley that killed a 3-year-old on Tuesday night.Sheriff's deputies said the child was killed when a garage door hit him on the head on the 38500 block of 22nd Street East in Palmdale.

The victim's mother attempted to close it when she was leaving the home, and it slammed shut on the boy. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say the garage door was broken and the incident appears to be an accident.


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