Girl's eye impaled by hook in fall at Ohio store

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a girl suffered a serious eye injury when she tripped and fell onto a piece of a shoe rack in a clothing store at a southwest Ohio shopping mall.

The accident happened Sunday afternoon inside the Dayton Mall. Lt. Ray Eaton from the Miami Valley Fire District tells the Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1BUuerh ) the girl fell into a 7-inch hook used for hanging shoes, and it impaled her eye.

Eaton says the girl was taken to Dayton Children's Hospital. Her injury wasn't believed to be life-threatening.

Officials didn't release the girl's name or age.

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Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com

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