FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – An 11-year-old boy was impaled by an iron fence and died at the hospital Monday night, Fort Worth Police said.

The fatal injury happened after several young people climbed a fence and entered a locked pool area at Ladera Palms Apartments in the 2300 block of Baroque Drive.

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Police said when security told them to leave the unauthorized area, they scattered by climbing over a fence.

Police said the child “possibly lost his footing and was accidentally impaled by the iron fence.”

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On Tuesday, the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the child as Pierre Mwenge Jean.

Fort Worth ISD confirms he was a 5th grader at Clifford Davis Elementary School.

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