UTICA, N.Y. --- According to Utica Police, a 6-year-old girl has died after falling from a 3rd-floor balcony at an apartment building in Utica. Utica Police and the Utica Fire Department were called to the building at 1438 Genesee Street on Saturday.
Police said first responders attempted every life-saving measure possible, but tragically the girl died at the scene.
Police said the Utica Fire Department as well as the Codes Department will be working in conjunction with police to determine exactly what happened.
Police said their hearts go out to the family.
"We have certainly been in contact with the family, obviously our hearts go out to them. Anything they need, they know the Utica Police Department is here for them and we will conduct the most thorough investigation to understand what happened yesterday," said Utica Police Sgt. Michael Curley.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
We will release more information when it becomes available.