MIAMI (CBSMiami) — An 8-year-old girl did not survive a fall from a second-story balcony aboard a cruise ship docked at Port Miami on Saturday.READ MORE: Florida’s Surgeon General Asked To Leave Meeting At State Senator’s Office After Refusing To Wear Mask
According to investigators, the Carnival Cruise Lines Glory was stationed at the port when the girl fell from a deck in the ship’s interior atrium to the lower deck.READ MORE: Finding This Year’s Most Popular Toys May Be Challenging Because Of Supply Chain Issues
City of Miami Fire Rescue personnel rushed her to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Investigators are working closely with Carnival Cruise Lines personnel to determine the details.
“Our most heartfelt care and concern is with the family at this very difficult time,” said Jennifer de la Cruz, V.P. Corporate Communications, Carnival Cruise Lines.MORE NEWS: Experts Don't Anticipate National Supply Chain Crisis To End Anytime Soon
The Miami-Dade Police Department’s Homicide Bureau is investigating. The ship has resumed normal operations.