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1-year-old dies after fall from 9th floor in Ohio

Associated Press

Lakewood, Ohio — Police say a 1-year-old has died after falling from the ninth-floor window of a northeast Ohio apartment building.

It happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday in Lakewood. Police say the child fell on the backside of the building at the Castlewood Apartments into a gravel area.

Paramedics rushed the child to MetroHealth Medical Center, where the 1-year-old was taken into surgery. Police say they received word from the hospital late Wednesday night that the child had died.

Police are investigating what led to the fall.