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18-month-old girl hit by grandfather's van in Highland Park, dies

A map shows the 3500 block of Marmion Way in Highland Park.

January 26, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
An 18-month-old girl died after she was hit by her grandfather's van in Highland Park.

The incident happened in the 3500 block of Marmion Way around 1:50 p.m. Saturday. Police said the girl's grandfather was backing his van out of his driveway when he hit the child.

The girl had major traumatic injuries. She was transported to a local hospital, where she later died, police said.

The incident is being investigated as an accident. Anyone with information is asked to contact LAPD detectives at (213) 486-0750 or (213) 486-0766.