Sheriff’s authorities say 3-year-old girl killed in driveway
Officials said the fatal incident appeared to have been an accident.
PAOLA, Kan. – A 3-year-old girl in eastern Kansas has died after being hit and killed by a delivery truck in a driveway in rural Paola, authorities said.
Deputies with the Miami County Sheriff’s Office were called to the home late Wednesday morning for a report of an injury accident, television station KCTV reported. Investigators said a delivery truck was backing out of the home’s driveway when it hit the child.
The girl was pronounced dead at the scene. The girl’s name has not yet been released. Officials said the fatal incident appeared to have been an accident.
The Miami County and Johnson County sheriff’s departments, as well as the Kansas Highway Patrol, are investigating.