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Three-Year Old Girl Killed By Falling Bookcase

Emergency crews respond to the scene where a child was killed by a falling bookcase. (Credit: Northbrook Police)

Emergency crews respond to the scene where a child was killed by a falling bookcase. (Credit: Northbrook Police)

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(CBS) A falling bookshelf killed a 3-year-old girl Wednesday in Northbrook.

The accident happened in a residence in the 1900 block of Clover Road about 10:50 a.m.

Police received a call from the home that a falling bookcase seriously injured a child.

The girl, 3, was taken by ambulance to Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, but she later died.