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Tragedy struck in Florida today after an accident on board a Carnival Cruise ship.

According to WTSP, a young girl believed to be eight years of age fell from a deck on to the deck below this morning.

At the time the incident occurred, the ship was docked in Miami.

At this time, it is not clear why the girl fell or what took place prior to her fall.

Please check back for updates as they become available.

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