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Child Killed After Being Crushed by Headstone in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – A four year old child is dead following an accident in Odessa on Friday afternoon.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to Dixie & Murphy around 12:50 p.m.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, a family was paying respects to one of their deceased family members when a four year old boy was playing by a headstone.

The headstone somehow fell on the child's head and he suffered serious injuries.

The child was taken to Odessa Regional Medical Center where he later died.

No foul play is suspected in connection with this accident.

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