MSNBC.COM - A 12-year-old New York City boy was crushed to death when he got caught in an electronic roll-up gate where he was playing. Police say Yakim McDaniels suffered severe head trauma and was rushed to Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses say McDaniels was playing near the gate at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday on Lott Avenue in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. Fire officials say the boy's hand got caught in the parking lot gate as it started to rise. click here to read more