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Boy, 5, dies from falling rock

National News // By Tay Kinnear // March 19, 2019

A five-year-old boy has died while playing on a farm in Niederurnen in canton Glarus.

PIxabay Boy, 5, dies from falling rock

He was hit by a falling rock. It’s thought the rock became loose on a hill above him and rolled down the slope – it’s estimated it weighed 40 kg.

The boy was flown to hospital in Zurich, but never regained consciousness and died during the night according to Glarus police.

An investigation is underway.

 

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