1-year-old dies after 4-story fall in Pittsburgh’s North Side
A 1-year-old child died Wednesday after falling from a fourth-floor window in Pittsburgh’s North Side, officials said.
Shortly before 5:30 p.m., police and paramedics responded to a report of a baby injured in a fall from a building along Mount Pleasant Road in Pittsburgh’s Northview Heights neighborhood, Department of Public Safety spokesman Chris Togneri said.
“It appears the baby fell 35 feet from a fourth-floor window,” Togneri said.
Emergency responders rushed the child to a nearby hospital, where the 1-year-old died from his injuries, Togneri said.
The child was Hassain Musa Muktar, from Pittsburgh’s Northview Heights neighborhood, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner. He was pronounced dead at 5:52 p.m.
Police are continuing to investigate.
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