Girl, 3, Accidentally Run Over And Killed By Mom Driving SUV

ORANGE (CBS) — A 3-year-old girl was run over and killed by a sport utility vehicle driven by her mother Wednesday afternoon, police reported.

The toddler was struck by a Ford Excursion in the driveway of 827 N. Adele St. in Orange about 4:30 p.m. She was rushed to an area hospital, where she died, said Orange Police Department Sgt. Dan Adams.

“This appears to be a tragic accident,” Adams said.

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