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Pomona toddler falls off 2nd-floor balcony; investigation under way

A 2-year-old girl fell from a second-floor balcony at an apartment complex on the 2400 block of Angela Street in Pomona on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

June 12, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is under way after a 2-year-old girl fell from a second-floor balcony at a Pomona apartment complex.

The incident happened on the 2400 block of Angela Street at about 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

Authorities say the child fell 15 feet onto the concrete below. Officials say the child sustained trauma and was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment.

According to Pomona police, the girl got onto the balcony wall of her family's apartment by climbing a pile of trash several feet high.

Officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services are investigating living conditions at her home.


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