WATCH: Mom says city wants $132K for sculpture knocked over by her son

2018-06-17 11:22

Overland Park – A Kansas mother says an insurance company wants her family to pay $132 000 after her five-year-old son accidentally knocked over a sculpture at a city community centre.

Sarah Goodman tells the Kansas City Star the incident happened last month at Overland Park's Tomahawk Ridge Community Centre, while her family was attending a wedding reception.

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Goodman says she didn't see the artwork hit the ground, but her son suffered minor injuries when it fell.

She says the sculpture was unprotected at the crowded centre.

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City spokesperson Sean Reilly says the work was on loan to the city and that it was obligated to file a claim with its insurance company for the damage.

Goodman says her children were well-supervised and she wasn't negligent. She hopes her insurance company can resolve the issue.

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