Car Tragically Strikes a 4-year-old in Dalton, Georgia
DALTON, GEORGIA - A news report posted on macon.com states that a toddler was tragically killed when the child wandered into a busy Georgia roadway.* The boy was tragically hit by a car last Sunday. The accident occurred at the family's home in Dalton, Georgia, around 90 miles northwest of Atlanta.
The accident unfolded around 5:30 PM when law enforcement authorities reported that a 2011 Ford Edge driver backed out of their driveway. The boy purportedly stepped out into the street as the neighbor was passing a vehicle parked by a curb.
The child's father stated that he was talking with a neighbor just before the tragic accident. The initial accident report states that the 4-year-old might have been following his father across the street or chasing after a ball that rolled into the road. The Dalton Police states the driver remained at the accident scene after calling 911. The boy was rushed to a local area hospital but tragically passed away from his injuries.
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