Falling flagpole kills Michigan kindergartner

April 17, 2007
5-year-old girl was playing in school courtyard when high winds brought down the pole.

A 5-year-old kindergartner was killed at a Ferndale, Mich., school when a flagpole snapped in high winds and hit her in the head as she was playing in the school's courtyard. Dina Krause, principal of Roosevelt Primary School, was at her desk about 1 p.m. when she heard a loud snap -- then the screams of kindergarten voices.

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