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Child becomes entangled in cord, dies in Duluth

DULUTH -- A child who became entangled in a cord from a window shade near his playpen Thursday morning has died, according to the Duluth Police Department.

DULUTH -- A child who became entangled in a cord from a window shade near his playpen Thursday morning has died, according to the Duluth Police Department.

The child's family was staying at North Shore Cottages on Congdon Boulevard at the time of the incident. The boy, who was 15 months old, was placed in the playpen while his family checked out of the cottages. When his mother returned to check on him she found him entangled in the cord and called 911, according to a news release.

Attempts by medical staff to revive the child were unsuccessful. Duluth Police Investigators on the scene called the incident a tragic accident.

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