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2-year-old dies in Valley vehicle fire

A 2-year-old child died in a vehicle fire Thursday near Wasilla, Alaska State Troopers say.

The fire, near Waldal Drive in Meadow Lakes, was reported just before 2:30 p.m., according to an online alert posted late Thursday.

The child was trapped in the vehicle as it burned, troopers said. Foul play was not suspected.

The State Fire Marshal's Office is continuing the investigation.

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