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Queens Boy Dies Rescuing Friend from Icy Pond

The 11-year-old fell through the ice at Forest Park trying to help his friend escape.

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The Queens community is mourning the death of 11-year-old Anthony Perez, who died Tuesday trying to rescue a friend from an icy pond at Forest Park. The friend escaped, but Perez fell through the ice and could not be revived.