A beautiful 8-year-old girl named Zion Smith died this weekend, authorities say that she fell from a cruise ship balcony while it was docked at a port in Miami.
The little angel fell off the second story deck of the Carnival Cruise ship Glory on Saturday morning.
Now her family wants answers.
It's not clear exactly HOW Zion fell, but some family members on the ship believe several people who were pushing in an attempt to get out of an elevator may have shoved the girl over the railing.
Miami Fire Rescue Captain Ignatius Carroll told WPLG the distance of her fall remains unclear but could have been 25 to 50 feet.
Medical emergency units responded to the incident and provided first aid to the young victim before rushing her off to nearby the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, ABC News reported.
Doctors later announced that the 8-year-old had died after succumbing to her injuries.
Carnival Cruise Lines spokesperson Jennifer de la Cruz said in a statement that the ship's command notified police immediately following the incident and transferred the victim to the vessel's medical center.
"Our most heartfelt care and concern is with the family at this very difficult time," Cruz added in the statement.