Toddler, 2, fells to death from father’s arms on Aurora mall escalator

2 months ago

Aurora news, Colorado news.

An Aurora toddler has fallen to his death from his father’s arms while riding an escalator in the Town Center over the weekend.

The 2-year-old boy slipped from his dad’s arms as they were on the escalator at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

First responders rushed to the scene to find the unresponsive child lying on the ground. Preliminary investigation showed the fall was “accidental.”

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