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4-year-old Aurora girl dies after being hit by TV

Published: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 11:01 p.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 11:02 p.m. CST

AURORA – Aurora authorities are investigating after a four-year-old girl died when a television fell on her.

Officials in the northern Illinois community said the preschooler died Sunday, shortly after she was hit by the television that fell off a stand onto the girl.

She was pronounced dead at Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora.

Investigators said he girl’s mother and a younger sibling were home at the time of the accident shortly before 6 p.m. Her death is considered an accident.

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