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3-year-old girl killed by falling TV

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TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old upstate New York girl has died from injuries suffered when a television fell on her.

Police in Troy tell local media outlets that emergency crews were called to a home in the city around 7:30 p.m. Thursday after an older model TV fell off its stand and landed on Alyssa Willett.

She was taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital, where she was pronounced dead soon after arrival.

Police say Friday that Alyssa was alone in the room when the TV tipped off an entertainment center and crushed her. Officials say people were in other rooms at the time.

Police spokesman Capt. John Cooney says authorities don't expect to file charges in the girl's death, which remains under investigation.

 

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