Union County child dies when dad backs over her

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 18, 2014

NC toddler dies when dad backs over her
WAXHAW (AP) — A Union County toddler has died after her father backed his vehicle over her in the driveway of their home.
Sheriff’s deputies say the man thought his 18-month-old daughter was playing behind the house when he backed over the toddler Monday afternoon.
The girl’s name has not been released.
She died at a hospital in Waxhaw from head injuries.
Capt. Ronnie Whitaker called the death a tragic accident. The death is still under investigation.