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Child killed by car backing out of driveway

Molly Waldron

Child killed by car backing out of driveway

CREATED Apr. 2, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 6-year-old girl is dead after a tragic accident in a southwest Las Vegas neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Police said an adult was leaving their home on West Torino, near Blue Diamond and Durango, at about 3 p.m. when the girl tried to get his attention.

She grabbed a door handle of the truck and was trapped and dragged as the adult backed out of the driveway.

The girl was rushed to University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

Police said the death was completely accidental.

The girl's identity has not been released.

Action News will update this story as new information becomes available.