Baby Girl Dies After Grandfather Accidentally Hits Her with Van

The grandfather of an 18-month-old baby girl was backing out of his driveway when he struck her

By Andrew Lopez
|  Monday, Jan 27, 2014  |  Updated 1:12 AM PDT
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Baby Girl Dies After Being Hit by Grandfather's Van

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An 18-month-old baby girl died after her grandfather accidentally struck her with his van in Highland Park on Saturday, officials said.

Officers responded just before 2 p.m. to reports of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the 3500 block of Marmion Way, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Investigators said the grandfather of a baby girl was backing his van out of his driveway when he hit her.

The baby, who suffered major injuries in the collision, was taken to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries.

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