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South Florida sand hole collapse killed girl, such deaths occur several times a year in the US

Posted on AllSides February 22nd, 2024
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The collapse of a sand hole that killed a 7-year-old Indiana girl who was digging with her brother on a South Florida beach is an underrecognized danger that kills and injures several children a year around the country. Sloan Mattingly died Tuesday afternoon at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea's beach when a 4-to-5-foot-deep hole collapsed on her and her 9-year-old brother, Maddox. The boy was buried up to his chest, but the girl was fully covered. Video taken by a bystander shows about 20 adults trying to dig her out using their hands and...

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