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2-Year-Old Struck And Killed By Vehicle Near Dallas' Fair Park

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A 2-year-old died after being struck by a vehicle near Fair Park on Friday evening, June 4.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene in the 4800 block of Parry Avenue near Fitzhugh just after 7:00 p.m.

That's where they found the child deceased.

Officers are calling the death a tragic accident.

They said the child was sitting on a bench in a front yard with an adult, when the child saw a family member leaving the driveway.

Police said that's when the little girl ran toward the truck as it was pulling out.

The 2-year-old was struck by the right rear tire of the truck driven by a 17-year-old boy.

Neighbors gathered in a yard and prayed for the family.

Neighbors pray for the family after child struck and killed
Neighbors pray for the family after child struck and killed in Dallas (CBS 11)

"I'm feeling like this is a great loss to our community right now," said neighbor Shaun Busari. "I pray that anyone that sees this story today understands this is a family. The community is a family. And we're all praying for him and his family at this time."


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