8-year-old killed after being hit by ice cream truck

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An 8-year-old girl is dead after being hit by an ice cream truck at 108th and N. Harrison in Kansas City, Mo.

A witness told police the girl was running down the street trying to stop the truck. The driver did pull over briefly, but when he started driving again, the girl darted in front of the truck.

One neighbor said he heard the music from the ice cream truck and then he heard the music stop. He rushed to the scene to help.

The little girl was taken to Children's Mercy where she later passed away.

Police said the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.


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