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Hug forces woman, child through 2nd-floor window

Updated: March 26, 2013 3:24PM

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A simple show of affection caused a 50-year-old West Michigan woman and a 5-year-old child to tumble through a building’s second-floor window. reports the child hugged the woman about 11 a.m. Tuesday, causing her to stumble through the window.

Kalamazoo Public Safety Lt. David Boysen says the woman and child “were on the stairs” when “the kid ran up and jumped to give her a hug.”

Both fell 15 feet to the ground but were conscious and alert when police arrived.

They were being treated at an area hospital. Their relationship was not immediately known.

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