SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 6-year-old Southern California boy has died of injuries after a refrigerator fell onto him from a pickup truck.
San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Capt. Joe Amador said the boy’s father was moving the refrigerator either into or out of the truck when it slipped and fell out of the truck.
It landed on the boy, who was knocked unconscious.
Amador said the lifeless boy was in his mother’s arms when firefighters got their house in the Otay Mesa neighborhood. He said medics performed CPR on the boy, but he could not be revived.
He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Amador said he didn’t know why the boy was under the refrigerator or whether his parents knew he was there.