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9-year-old dies after falling from fairground ride

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9-year-old dies after falling from fairground ride

Posted 03/02/2019

A, 9 years -old, with a disability died in hospital on Saturday, January 2  after falling from a children’s ride on the grounds of the Santa Fe Fair, Veraguas. On Friday afternoon..

Authorities announced that the device where the incident occurred was closed. They said that the child tried to climb, but slipped and fell from a height of approximately one meter.

The boy was immediately transferred to the Luis Chicho Fabrega, Hospital in Santiago, where he died on Saturday morning He The youngest, aged 9, lived in the community of San José, district of San Francisco and reportedly suffered from Seckel syndrome a congenital disease characterized by growth retardation and dwarfism.

An investigation has been opened.


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