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Emotional scene where child was hit, killed by vehicle

1 year ago Tuesday, April 01, 2014 7:20:28 PM CDT April 01, 2014 Tuesday, April 01 2014 Apr 1, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ

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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