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  • 20 December 2013, 15:03

New York Boy Dies After Getting Stuck In Snow

A 10-year-old boy in New York has died from his injuries after being trapped in a snowbank near his home.

Cory Denoncourt was building snow forts with a friend at an apartment complex in the town of Greece, western New York, police said.

Then suddenly, the snowbank he was playing on collapsed.

Several children from the apartment complex helped pull him out, while another child ran for help.

Cory was taken to a hospital in a critical condition and died there on Thursday night.

Local TV station News10 NBC quoted the boy's parents as saying Cory was a "fun kid who loved life".

Police are urging children to use caution when playing on big piles of snow and to never play alone.

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