PLANT CITY (CBSMiami/AP) — A 2-year old girl died after falling from a moving minivan near Tampa, deputies said.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Soggy Start To Monday, Afternoon Storms Likely
The girl’s 69-year-old great-grandmother had just picked up the girl’s older brothers from a bus stop in Plant City on Wednesday when the incident happened.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s spokesman Larry McKinnon says Alice J. Barber was driving a Kia Sedona on a private dirt driveway of her home. He says Izabella and her 9-year-old brother were sitting on the floor of the vehicle with the passenger door open while the grandmother drove down the driveway.READ MORE: Unincorporated Biscayne Gardens Residents To Vote On Becoming Miami-Dade's 35th City.
The girl fell from the van and under the rear wheel just before they reached the house. She was taken to a Tampa hospital where she died.
McKinnon says there no charges, but an investigation continues.MORE NEWS: Actress, TV Personality Garcelle Beauvais Helped Raise Money For Children Of Haiti At South Florida Runway Show
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