Capital Region News
11:58 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

3-Year Old Killed By TV

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. Troy police say emergency crews were called to a home in the city around 7:30 Thursday evening after an older model TV fell off its stand and landed on the child.  Alyssa Willett was taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. 

Police say 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 don't expect to file charges in the girl's death, which remains under investigation.

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