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May 9, 2014 6:57 AM

Boy Stuck In Gate Rescued

NEW YORK - A 7-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after he got rolled up in a metal parking gate.

The incident happened in Brooklyn, New York yesterday evening as the boy was playing near the gate when it suddenly activated.

As the gate rose the boy became stuck.

It took firefighters about 15 minutes to free the child.

The boy was taken to a local hospital for treatment of an injury to his arm.

Two years ago, a 12-year-old boy was crushed to death in Brooklyn when he got caught in an electronic roll-up gate.

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