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Dad Backs Over Toddler in Tragic Driveway Accident

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A two-year-old girl died from injuries she suffered in a driveway car accident Sunday night, when her father backed over her in the family driveway, according to Houston County Coroner.

Dothan Police is investigating the accident, which has been ruled an accident at this time.

The girl died a 8:30 p.m., after her parents took her to the emergency room at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. The girl, the couple’s only child, suffered fatal head and chest injuries in the accident.

The Mom was in the house as the Dad raised the garage door, not knowing the toddler had come out of the house. He backed over her as he was leaving. He had no idea the child had followed him outside and that she was there.

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