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UPDATE: EMS, Fire, Police Respond to Child Trapped Under Retaining Wall

Date: June 13, 2020
Incident Type: Unusual
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh bureaus of EMS, Police and Fire responded to the 30 block of Carver Street after reports that a brick retaining wall had fallen on a child just before 6:50 p.m.

When medics arrived they found a male child underneath a three-foot cinder block wall on the front porch area of a residence. The child was in serious condition before going into traumatic arrest.

EMS Medic 1 and Medic 11 transported the child to Children's Hospital where he was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival.

The Crime Scene Unit processed the scene.

Police are investigating. 

UPDATE: A previous version of this post stated this happened on Carver Way. It happened on Carver Street.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz