Three-year-old Mineola boy dies after reportedly falling


A 3-year-old Mineola boy died Saturday, March 9, at Dallas Children’s Hospital after reportedly falling on March 6, according to Mineola police.

On Wednesday, March 6, EMS and Mineola Fire Department first-responders were dispatched to a residence on West Buchanan Street in reference to a 3-year-old child who had fallen. Upon their arrival, the child was unconscious and transported to UT Health in Tyler. The child was then flown to Dallas Children’s Hospital, according to police.

The child remained in critical condition at Children’s until Saturday, March 9, when he succumbed to his injuries and passed away. An investigation involving the Mineola Police Department and Child Protective Services is ongoing, according to police.


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