A 2-year-old girl was killed by an air conditioning unit that fell from an 8th-floor window in Toronto, according to police.
Toddler Crystal Mirogho was with her mother and two siblings going into their high-rise building on Monday when the AC smashed directly onto her stroller, according to CTV News Toronto.
She was raced to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced dead, police confirmed.
“Our family has lost our precious baby girl Crystal. We are devastated,” her family said in a statement released through a law firm, Ristich Law, according to CTV.
“We wanted to thank the public for the outpouring of support for our family while we are struggling to cope. This is a tragedy,” the statement from Ristich Law reads.
Police said the girl’s two siblings, aged five and seven, witnessed the horrific accident.
“Our entire family is devastated,” a GoFundMe page said. “She was the youngest in our family and the light of our lives.”
The fundraiser raised almost $10,000 in the first day to help with funeral costs and relocating the family to a new home.
“The family cannot bear to go back to the same building where their daughter was killed,” the campaign stressed.
The Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) told CTV it was “deeply saddened” by the death of the child.
“Our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time and we offer them our sincere condolences,” it said in a statement, saying staff would “continue to review” the case alongside police.
“We will take any appropriate action once the facts are known.”
There have been no charges in the ongoing investigation, police told the station.
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