Girl, 8, dies in fall on cruise ship docked in Miami

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Posted: Oct 14, 2017 10:40 PM

MIAMI (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old girl fell to her death after a cruise ship docked in Miami.

The Miami Herald reports that the girl died Saturday morning after falling several floors to the lower deck of the ship's interior atrium.

Miami-Dade police say the girl fell on the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Glory. She died at a hospital.

Miami Fire Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carroll says the distance the girl fell has not been determined, but could have been 25-to-50 feet.

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Police have not identified the girl, and say the ship has been turned back over to Carnival and resumed normal operations.

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Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com