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Airport sign kills boy, Kid was Killed

Airport sign kills boy, ten-year-old boy was killed and four other people were injured when a 300-plus pound flight status board fell at the Birmingham airport Friday afternoon. A mother her four children were trapped underneath the heavy board when it fell around 1:30 p.m. Friday. Witnesses reported hearing a loud crash in the new terminal of the airport and people screaming as they scrambled to help the family trapped by the massive sign. It took between eight to ten airport employees to lift it off of them, Birmingham Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Donald Jones said. The injured children were transported to Children's of Alabama hospital for treatment and the mother was taken to an area hospital. A spokesperson for Children's identified the child who died as Luke Bresette, age 10. He passed away at 2:26 p.m. at Children's of Alabama hospital. There is no update on the conditions of Bresette's three other injured siblings. A UAB spokesperson says that the mother