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LA Grandfather Accidentally Kills Toddler While Backing Out Van

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CYPRESS PARK (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Police Department reports an 18-month-old girl was run over as her grandfather backed a van out of the driveway of his LA home.

The incident occurred around 1:50 p.m. Saturday in the 3500 block of Marmion Way, in Cypress Park, police said.

Phoenix Ho was transported to a hospital, where she died, Assistant Coroner Chief Ed Winter said.

Police say the death was an accident.

The grandfather was not identified.

(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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