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2-year-old girl killed by falling shop display at Illinois mall

2 years 3 weeks 1 day ago Wednesday, August 28 2019 Aug 28, 2019 August 28, 2019 12:42 PM August 28, 2019 in News
Source: ABC News
Photo: WGN

ORLAND PARK, IL - A 2-year-old girl died in Illinois Tuesday after a shop display fell and hit her head, police said.

Paramedics arrived on scene and performed medical treatment on the injured toddler at a clothing store inside a shopping mall in Orland Park, Illinois.

The little girl, identified as Alexandra Martinez by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, was then transported to a local hospital for treatment. Police say she died a short while later.

WLS reports the child was shopping with her aunt at the time.  A doctor and nurse also were there and helped provide treatment to the little girl until paramedics arrived.

It wasn't immediately clear how the display fell.

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