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Deputies: Pendleton boy dies after getting trapped in pile of snow

Deputies: Pendleton boy dies after getting trapped in pile of snow

March 16, 2017 09:29 AM

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office reports that a 10-year-old boy is dead after he was reportedly trapped in a pile of snow.

This information comes from our NBC news affiliate WGRZ.  They say the incident happened in Pendleton, which is located near Buffalo. 

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Investigators believe that the boy was digging a tunnel in the snow when it collapsed on him. 

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The boy's name has not been released at this time.

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