BSO: Boy, 4, falls from window

Boy taken to hospital

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LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. - A boy was taken to a hospital after falling from a window Thursday in Lauderdale Lakes.

The incident happened at 3686 NW 29th Court.

The Broward Sheriff's Office said the 4-year-old boy was playing with his 8-year-old brother on the second floor of a townhome, while their grandmother was downstairs.

Investigators said the younger child open the window and fell out.

Although the boy did not have apparent injuries, because he fell farther than 10 feet, he was taken to Broward Health Medical Center as a trauma alert patient.

BSO sad the incident appears accidental. The special victims unit and Child Protective Services will investigate.

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