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7-Year-Old Girl Killed in 'Freak Accident' at Local Car Show
A 7-year-old girl died Sunday evening in what is being called a "freak accident" at the site of a local custom car show.
The girl was at the car show, held inside a warehouse in the 10200 block of Freeman Avenue in Santa Fe Springs, when she was struck by a vehicle leaving the building, according to Whittier Police, reports City News Service.
KTLA indicates that some witnesses believe the girl, identified by the news station as Mia Chapman, may have been struck by "pallets of bottled water that were toppled by a car."
Relatives of the victim expressed frustration at the lack of the clarity at the scene regarding the nature of their loved one's death at the event.
The girl's body was removed from the scene early Monday morning.
"The traffic accident is still under investigation," said Officer Bradley White of the Whittier Police Department. No arrests have been made and no charges are pending, authorities confirmed.
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