Young Child Crushed to Death by Garage Door in Waldorf

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Home in Waldorf, MD where a 3-year-old girl killed after being struck by garage door and pinned underneath. (Credit: Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Home in Waldorf, MD where a 3-year-old girl killed after being struck by garage door and pinned underneath. (Credit: Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

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WALDORF, Md. (CBSDC) – A three-year-old girl is dead in Charles County after being crushed by a closing garage door, police say.

Charles County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of the incident in the 2900 block of Eutaw Forest Drive in Waldorf around 4 p.m.

Police are still on the scene investigating but believe the girl was playing with the garage door remote before her death.

After being discovered by a family member, the girl was rushed to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

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