WACO, Texas (AP) — A large open cabinet with children playing inside toppled on a 5-year-old girl at a Texas middle school, killing her.
The accident occurred Wednesday in the gymnasium at G.L. Wiley Middle School in Waco. School district official Dale Caffey says two or three children, including 5-year-old Princanna (prihn-SA'-nah) Strain, climbed into the rolling, portable cabinet while chasing a lizard. That's when the cabinet toppled on Princanna.
She was pronounced dead at a hospital. No other students were injured.
Princanna was a kindergartner at J.H. Hines Elementary School. Hines students have been relocated to Wiley while a new elementary school is being built.
Counselors are at Wiley to console the Hines students, staff and faculty.