June 29, 2014 at 3:10 PM
Girl Crushed by Security Door at Italian Ice Shop
ABC News


(PHILADELPHIA) -- A 3-year-old girl was killed Saturday in what police are calling a freak accident at a Philadelphia ice cream shop.

Police say the girl, who was with her mother at a Rita's Water Ice, became trapped when a metal security door broke loose and fell on her.

According to ABC station WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, other people on the scene lifted the heavy door off the girl and performed CPR. She was taken to Hahnemann Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

No one else was injured. City Department of Licenses and Inspections officials are investigating.

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