A six-year-old girl is dead after an old-style, box television set fell on her in a southwest Calgary home.

The accident happened at about 6:15 p.m. MT on Wednesday at a house in the neighbourhood of Southwood.

The girl was rushed to the Rockyview hospital where she was pronounced dead, EMS officials said.

Family members have been offered help from the police victim assistance unit.

Police do not consider the death to be suspicious.