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Young child dies after furniture accident in Markham: York Regional Police

York Regional Police say a child has died after a furniture accident at home in Markham. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

York Regional Police say a child has died after being struck by falling furniture at a home in Markham.

York Region paramedics responded to the call at 8:52 p.m. Saturday night at a home near Brimley Road and Denison Street.

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Officers said a child had suffered serious injuries and was transported to Sick Kids hospital.

By Sunday afternoon, investigators said the child had succumbed to their injuries.

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Investigators said they consider the incident to be accidental in nature.

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