8-year-old Killed After Being Struck by Ice Cream Truck

5 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, October 05 2013 Oct 5, 2013 Saturday, October 05, 2013 2:03:58 PM CDT October 05, 2013 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - An 8-year-old girl has been killed after being struck by an ice cream she was trying to catch as it drove by in northern Kansas City.

The Kansas City Star reports the girl died at a hospital Friday night after being hit by the truck just after 5 p.m.

Witnesses say the girl was on a sidewalk running after the truck when she ran in front of it. Police say the driver pulled over, and when he started driving again he didn't see the girl as she darted in front of the vehicle.

Police say the driver stayed at the scene and was cooperating. Police say the incident appears to be a tragic accident, and no citations have been issued.

 

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