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Police say toddler dies after Va Beach balcony fall

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Virginia Beach police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl who fell off a fifth-floor balcony at an Oceanfront hotel.

Adam Bernstein said the child was pronounced dead Saturday following Friday night's fall off the Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort Hotel balcony onto a restaurant patio.

Bernstein said the girl was transported to a local hospital, then flown to a Norfolk trauma center, where she died.

Bernstein told media outlets that detectives are trying to determine how the child got onto the balcony.

He says the fall was an apparent accident.

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