WESTMINSTER, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has been killed after her 4-year-old sibling struck her with a vehicle.
John Norton, a spokesman with the Collin County Sheriff's office, told The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/16zSawz ) that around 1 p.m. the older child got the keys to a pickup while their father was inside getting things to pack the truck. The child started the engine and put the truck into neutral. It rolled forward, striking the 16-month-old girl and running into a neighbor's fence.
Norton says the father ran outside when he heard the truck start, but didn't reach it in time.
Westminster is about an hour north of Dallas.
Information from: The Dallas Morning News, http://www.dallasnews.com