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Three-year-old killed by falling gate in Arecibo


By The Star Staff


A three-year-old boy lost his life Saturday after the metal gate of a residence in the Sabana Hoyos neighborhood of Arecibo fell on him and another child under 5 years old.


According to the Puerto Rico Police Bureau, the minors were transported by their parents Scott Pike Torres and Kiara Acevedo Rodríguez to the Manatí Medical Center, where Dr. Zaida Carrión Torres certified the death of the three-year-old boy identified as Nathan S. Pike Acevedo. The five-year-old boy, after being evaluated, was discharged.


The Arecibo Homicide Division was in charge of the investigation and the Family Department was informed.

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