Queens toddler dies after falling from fifth story window

Posted at 4:54 PM, Feb 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-10 22:36:28-05

A 3-year-old girl is has died after falling out the window of a Queens apartment Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.

The girl plunged five stories and landed in a snow bank.  Paramedics rushed the child to Elmhurst Hospital.

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The girl and her sister were locked inside the bathroom of a Woodside apartment before the apparent accident happened.  The girl may have been unable to unlock it, and by the time the super was able to force the door, she had already fallen.

Neighbors do not believe there were guards on the window.