3-year-old boy dies after falling from window of building on the Near North Side: police

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A 3-year-old boy died Tuesday after he fell from the window of a building on the Near North Side.

About 10:40 p.m., the boy fell from the 17th floor window of a residential building in the 1100 block of North LaSalle Drive, Chicago police said. He was taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The boy may have pushed out the screen of the window before falling and landing in a bush, police said. The incident is being investigated as accidental.

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