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2-year-old survives fall from window, Lands in Flowerbed

Aug 26, 2023, 6:00 PM

auto-pedestrian MURRAY, Utah -- Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that hit and killed ...

Two Murray police cruisers. A 2-year-old fell out of apartment window. (Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret News)

(Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret News)

MURRAY, UTAH — A 2-year-old girl escaped serious injury after falling from a third-story apartment window.

The incident occurred around 2:50 p.m. on Aug. 26 as the toddler was playing and pushed against a window screen too hard. The screen gave way and the child fell.

Sgt. Martin Barlow with Murray Police Department said that she landed in a flowerbed, suffering minor scrapes.

Emergency teams and Life Flight crews were prepared for a more severe situation, but fortunately, it wasn’t necessary.

The child was taken to a hospital for precautionary measures and evaluation.

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