Accident involving child ends in tragedy

EVANS COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - A family is in shock after a simple ride home ends in tragedy Monday night.

Around 6 p.m. Monday, a family got home from a trip on Perry Road in Evans County. After getting everything out of their car, a 16-year-old backed out of the driveway, hitting her 18-month-old niece.

Crews rushed the child to the Evans Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police have not filed any charges.

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