February 18, 2014 at 10:39 AM
NC toddler dies when dad backs over her
Associated Press


A Union County toddler has died after her father backed his vehicle over her in the driveway of their home.

Sheriff's deputies say the man thought his 18-month-old daughter was playing behind the house when he backed over the toddler Monday afternoon.

The girl's name has not been released.

She died at a hospital in Waxhaw from head injuries.

Capt. Ronnie Whitaker called the death a tragic accident. The death is still under investigation.

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