Child Dies in Sand Pile in St. Paul Park

Another child was flown to Children's Hospital after being dug out by firefighters.


One child has died and another has been injured after being trapped under a big pile of sand at a park in St. Paul.

A third child also could be involved, The Pioneer Press reported.

The students are part of two fourth-grade classrooms from Peter Hobart Elementary School in St. Louis Park who were on a field trip to the park, the paper reported.

Details of the Wednesday afternoon incident were still emerging.