Second girl dies after dresser falls on tots

Police carry out a dresser that toppled onto two little girls, fatally injuring both. KDKA

PITTSBURGH - A 3-year-old girl died Sunday, two days after a dresser fell on her and her little sister, killing the younger girl outright, CBS Pittsburgh reported.

Ryeley Beatty, 3, died Sunday afternoon, the Beaver County Medical Examiner's Officer confirmed.

Ryeley's sister, 2-year-old Brooklyn, died Friday after the dresser toppled onto them.

The incident happened at a home in Pittsburgh suburb Aliquippa around 11 a.m. Friday.

"The dad, he said he was running bathwater and he heard a boom," said neighbor Joseph Sheppard. "And he ran in there and I guess he lifted it up (the dresser) and (brought) them outside."

Mayor Dwan Walker and the Aliquippa Police Chief had just returned from a Fourth of July parade in Midland when the the chief got the call. They rushed to the home, where Walker says several police and firefighters tried desperately to save the children, giving them CPR.

"They immediately started going to work," Walker said. "They did everything they could."

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