Toddler dies after being hit by truck in Big Eddy

A 15-month-old girl died tragically after being accidentally struck by a truck in the Big Eddy early Saturday afternoon.

Revelstoke RCMP report a 15-month-old girl died after being accidentally hit by a truck Saturday afternoon.

A 15-month-old girl died tragically after being accidentally struck by a truck in the Big Eddy early Saturday afternoon.

Revelstoke RCMP say they were called to the scene of a motor vehicle collision in the industrial area of the Big Eddy at around 1 p.m.

There, they found the young girl died after she was accidentally struck by a truck. She was with her parents.

“Police have ruled out foul play. This has been determined to be a tragic incident,” wrote Staff-Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky in a news release.

The scene was attended to by the RCMP, BC Ambulance, and Victim Services. The BC Coroners Service is investigating the incident.

The victim has not been identified.

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