WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island say an 18-month-old boy has died after reportedly being struck by a bookshelf that had tipped over.
Woonsocket police say the toddler was pronounced dead at Landmark Medical center Monday afternoon after emergency crews responded to a report of a medical emergency.
Police were told that a wooden bookshelf had tipped over onto the boy’s chest.
Authorities say an investigation into the death is continuing.
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