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Toddler Run Over By Truck

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (AP) - Police in western Kentucky are
investigating the death of a two-year-old girl who was run over by
her mother's pickup truck when she apparently got out of her car
seat and changed gears.
Stormie Knight was pronounced dead at the scene yesterday in
Drakesboro in Muhlenberg County.
Kentucky State Police say Kimberly Knight and her daughter had
been shopping, then stopped at their house, where the mother went
inside briefly and left the child inside the truck.
Police say the girl then apparently got out of her car seat in
the back seat, climbed into the front seat and took the truck out
of gear.
Police say the truck rolled backward down the driveway, ejected
the girl and ran over her.

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