- Associated Press - Sunday, July 3, 2016

HYRUM, Utah (AP) - A 10-month-old boy is expected to recover after falling down an elevator shaft in a Hyrum home.

The Herald Journal of Logan reports (https://bit.ly/29nOHzK) that the child fell 8 feet Saturday evening.

According to Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Peterson, the family has an elevator lift in the home for elderly occupants.

The door to the lift was left open by mistake.

Peterson says the boy fell and landed on his back.

He was taken to the hospital.

Peterson says the boy suffered a broken arm but he does not appear to have any internal injuries.


Information from: The Herald Journal, https://www.hjnews.com

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