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Lawsuit alleges tot was burned on Duluth manhole cover

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DULUTH, Minn. - Megan and Troy Brown were visiting Duluth for a relative’s wedding on Aug. 26, 2011, when they decided to stop on the Lakewalk for a photo in front of the Aerial Lift Bridge.


It was then that their 2-year-old son, Jacob, tripped and fell on a scalding hot manhole cover that left him with second-degree burns above his ankle, a lawsuit alleges.

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