Girl, 2, hit by truck driven by grandfather, dies

Authorities said a 2-year-old girl died after being struck by a pickup truck driven by her grandfather as he was pulling out of his driveway in southwestern Michigan. The Kalamazoo Gazette reported the girl was struck about 8:30 p.m. Thursday in front of the home in Kalamazoo County's Texas Township. Names weren't immediately released. Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Pali Matyas said the initial investigation indicated that the death was accidental and the grandfather didn't see the girl.
AP Wire
Jun 10, 2011

Authorities said a 2-year-old girl died after being struck by a pickup truck driven by her grandfather as he was pulling out of his driveway in southwestern Michigan.

The Kalamazoo Gazette reported the girl was struck about 8:30 p.m. Thursday in front of the home in Kalamazoo County’s Texas Township.

Names weren’t immediately released.

Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Pali Matyas said the initial investigation indicated that the death was accidental and the grandfather didn’t see the girl.

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