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W.Va. Toddler Killed by Falling Stove

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West Virginia State police have identified a Lincoln County toddler who died after a stove tipped over and pinned him.

Police say 2-year-old Chevy Waughtel was found underneath the stove Monday morning at his home.

He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Investigators believe the stove tipped over after the boy climbed atop it. State police say the floor beneath the stove was deteriorating and unstable.

A family member who was watching the boy and several other children was asleep when the accident occurred.

The other children have been removed from the home by Child Protective Services.

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