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9-year-old girl dies after being hit by a plane on a Florida beach
9-year-old girl dies after being hit by a plane on a Florida beach

A 9-year-old girl who was hit by a small plane when it crashed on a Florida beach Sunday has died from her injuries, officials said. A spokesman for the medical examiner in Largo, Fla., confirmed that Oceana Irizzary died at a hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Monday evening. According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, Irizarry was walking with her father, 36-year-old Army Sgt. 1st Class Ommy Irizarry, on a beach in Venice, Fla., on Sunday afternoon when a Piper Cherokee made an emergency landing on the beach, hitting both father and child. Ommy Irizarry, who was stationed at Ft. Stewart in Georgia, was pronounced dead at the scene. His daughter was critically injured and...

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