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Mar 10, 2013 8:25 PM by Monica Gouty

Tragic accident in Pueblo County; 9-year-old girl killed

A 9-year-old girl has died after accidentally being hit by a truck in Pueblo County. The Sheriff's Office says the girl was gathering wood with her family Sunday afternoon in Rye when she went to retrieve the family dog. Deputies say the driver of the truck started to move forward in deep snow and accidentally hit the child.

The family attempted CPR, but when paramedics arrived on scene the girl was pronounced dead.

Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk Taylor lives in the area and responded to the accident. 

 No charges are expected to be filed.

 

 

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