Emotional scene where child was hit, killed by vehicle

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Posted: Apr 1, 2014 9:20 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Apr 1, 2014 11:50 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: crash, child, deadly, accident, baton rouge, emergency

BATON ROUGE- A one-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening.

Authorities said a man was backing out of a driveway on North 17th Street when the child was struck. The crash happened between Bay and Chestnut.

The incident was described as a terrible accident.

Police said the investigation is not complete, and did not say if charges would be filed. They did, however, say they do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

At the scene, a small crowd gathered, visually upset. Adults were consoling a few small children who appeared to be crying.
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