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Police: Car driven by family member hits, kills 2-year-old

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Posted at 1:28 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 13:28:16-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle being driven by a family member.

The accident happened Tuesday night in a church parking lot in West Palm Beach. Witnesses told investigators the family member accidentally hit the child.

The child was rushed to a hospital in the same vehicle that hit her. Authorities say she died from her injuries. The names of the child or the family member weren't released.

Traffic homicide investigators remained at the scene late into the night.

There was no word on whether charges will be filed.