Boy, 5, dies after granite tabletop falls on his head at reception

PICTURED: Boy, 5, who died after granite tabletop fell on his head at reception at suburban Chicago hotel Fatal accident took place at The Drake Hotel in Oak Brook, Illinois, during a reception last Friday  Police said Luca Berlingerio had been laying atop a table behind the sofa and then slid off He grabbed onto the edge to slow his descent, which caused the granite tabletop to flip over and strike his head ER doctor at the reception performed CPR until paramedics arrived  

By Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:52 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 20:46 BST, 10 September 2020

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A five-year-old boy has died after police in suburban Chicago said a granite tabletop fell onto his head during a hotel reception.

Police and paramedics were called to The Drake Hotel on North York Road in Oak Brook at around 10pm last Friday for a report of an unresponsive child.

First responders came upon an emergency room doctor who was attending the celebration performing CPR on the boy.

The five-year-old, identified by the DuPage County Coroner's Office on Thursday as Luca Berlingerio, from Glenview, was then rushed to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead from a traumatic head injury.

A wedding reception in Illinois was marred by tragedy when five-year-old Luca Berlingerio suffered a fatal injury after a table fell on his head

A reception in Illinois was marred by tragedy when five-year-old Luca Berlingerio suffered a fatal injury after a table fell on his head

The accident happened after the five-year-old slid off the granite tabletop and it came crashing down onto his head (photo shows hotel lobby)

The accident happened after the five-year-old slid off the granite tabletop and it came crashing down onto his head

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