Flagstaff girl, 10, dies after getting run over

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Flagstaff police say a 10-year-old girl has died after she was accidentally run over by a vehicle driven by a family member.

Sgt. Margaret Bentzen says the driver of a Chevrolet Suburban had just left a home Saturday and the child started running after the car.

Bentzen says the driver was traveling at a slow speed and had no idea the girl was pursuing the car.

Investigators say it appears the girl somehow slipped under the car and became injured.

Paramedics transported her to Flagstaff Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Bentzen did not release the girl's identity but said the driver is a relative.

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