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Alton girl dies after aunt accidentally strikes her with car


Alton, Ill. – Police in Alton say a two-year-old girl died Sunday after a family member accidentally backed over her with a car outside of church.

They say the girl's aunt dropped off the family at Church of the Living God shortly after 11:00 and was backing up when the child ran behind the car. The girl's name has not been released.

Police say they don't think they'll file any criminal charges. Police Chief Chris Sullivan says the case appears to be a tragedy.


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