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Girl Dies, Boy Hospitalized After Florida Beach Sand Hole Collapse Traps Siblings

5 months ago

A family vacation to a Florida beach left a young girl dead and her brother hospitalized after a devastating incident.

What Happened?

The siblings, ages 7 and 9, were digging in the sand when the large hole they had created caved in, trapping them underneath. Despite rescue efforts, the little girl ultimately passed away due to her injuries. Her brother remains under medical care but hopes to make a full recovery.

The heartbreaking event unfolded on Tuesday afternoon local time in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The visiting brother and sister were enjoying playing together on the beach, likely imagining it would be full of fun and making happy vacation memories.

As children often do, they begin digging a hole, likely bigger and bigger over time without realizing the danger.


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