Charlie Holt, 5-Year-Old Boy, Dies After Getting Caught In Rotating Restaurant's Wall

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ATLANTA — Officials have identified a five-year-old boy who died after getting stuck against the wall of a rotating Atlanta restaurant.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Fulton County Medical Examiner identified the boy on Sunday as Charlie Holt. The boy got his head stuck between a wall and a table and suffered a head injury Friday at the Sun Dial, which sits atop the Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel.

Atlanta Police Officer S.R. Brown says Holt was visiting along with his parents from Charlotte, N.C. The family was at a window seat when Holt wandered away from the table.

Brown says the rotating floor shut off automatically when Holt was struck.

Holt was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A restaurant representative with the hotel says the Sun Dial will be closed until further notice.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

CORRECTION: A previous version of this wire story stated that Charlie Holt was caught in a rotating wall. In fact, the floor of the restaurant rotates, not the wall.