Henry Co., VA- The Henry County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a five-year-old that happened last night.
It happened around 7:30 on Lees Ridge Road in Martinsville.
Police say several children were playing outside and tried to lift a wooden pole lying on the ground.
The pole was too heavy for them to hold and it fell, hitting a five-year-old girl on the head.
The girl was taken to Martinsville Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
If you have any information about the incident contact the Henry County Sheriff's Office.