10-year-old boy dies as a result of injuries after being trapped in a snowbank
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:27:36 GMT —
A 10-year-old boy in western New York has died from his injuries after being trapped in a snowbank near his home.
Police in the town of Greece say Cory Denoncourt was building snow forts with a friend at an apartment complex Wednesday when the snowbank he was playing on collapsed.
Several children from the apartment complex helped pull him out, while another child ran for help.
Police say the boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He died Thursday night.
Greece school officials say a crisis team is available Friday at Denoncourt's elementary school.
Police are urging children to use caution when playing on big piles of snow and to never play alone.