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2-Year-Old Falls Through Vent in Floor at Vernon Home

A toddler was taken to the hospital after falling through a vent in the floor of a home in Vernon on Wednesday.

Police said the 2-year-old child fell six to seven feet into the basement through a vent in the floor of a home on Regan Road.

The child was awake and conscious when first responders arrived and was taken to Connecticut Children's Medical Center, according to officers.

It is unclear what caused the vent to give way. Police said the incident appears to be an accident.

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