A tragic accident took the life of yet another young child on Thursday, Feb. 20.
At approximately 4:01 p.m. on Thursday, Corpus Christi Police responded to a report of an accident involving a 4-year-old girl, on the 4600 block of Sharpsburg Rd.
According to investigators, 4-year-old Emma Rose Sanchez was playing on a skateboard in the driveway when a relative at the home heard a noise. When the relative went to check on the child, they found that a BBQ smoker had fallen onto the child, collapsing on her head.
Emma was transported to MMC where Doctors worked to obtain a pulse, but eventually, she succumbed to the extend of her injuries.
Detectives continue to investigate the accident.