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Television Falls on Wapato Boy, Killing Him

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WAPATO, Wash.--A two-year-old Wapato boy is killed after a television falls on his head.

It happened around 1:00 a.m. on Friday (October 10th) at the victim's house on the 600 block of West 9th Street.

Officers say the boy's mother was in the kitchen at the time.

Investigators believe the child might have been climbing up the TV stand, causing it to fall on him.

He was taken to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police are ruling this tragedy as an accident.

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