8-year-old falls 3 stories at hotel, escapes with only knee injury, police say

Firefighters in Orange County, Florida, said an 8-year-old was rushed to a hospital after falling three stories at an extended stay hotel. The child survived the fall and escaped with only a knee injury.

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The child fell out of the hotel room window and into some trees and hedges, officials said.

Authorities said the child's family was visiting from the United Kingdom and they were on their way to Disney.

They were staying on the third floor at the Extended Stay America hotel near Lake Buena Vista, officials said.

The child was taken to the hospital as a precaution. The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating the scene.

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