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North Carolina Highway Patrol Investigating an Accident that Caused the Death of a Three-Year-Old

June 14, 2019

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – According to an online news report at, the North Carolina Highway Patrol is currently conducting an investigation of an accident that tragically left a three year old dead.  The girl died after she was struck and killed by a vehicle.*

A three-year-old has died in an accident where she was struck and killed by a vehicle.  This all occurred in a mobile home community in New Hanover County, North Carolina.  

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is currently conducting an investigation of the accident and has not released information to the public as to how the child died.  They do report, however, that the child died after being hit by a vehicle and later succumbed to her injuries at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

According to neighbors in the mobile home community, the child was hit by a vehicle as a driver was backing out of their driveway.  They note that it appears to be an accident.

A woman who lives in the vicinity of the accident recorded the incident as emergency personnel worked the scene of the accident.  According to this individual,  “It’s a sad, sad thing. I just feel like it could have been prevented. I don’t know pray for the family I know they are probably devastated right now. I couldn’t imagine, I could not imagine going through anything like that,” said the neighbor.

The video that the female neighbor took shows that several first responders came to the scene of the accident.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is currently conducting an investigation of the accident.  There are no further details on the accident at this time.  It is not clear as to whether charges will be filed against the driver who hit the child.

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