Girl killed by runaway SUV a cancer survivor

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Girl killed by runaway SUV a cancer survivor
Girl killed by runaway SUV a cancer survivor

A five-year-old girl was killed yesterday after she was hit by an unoccupied SUV near her school (St. Raphael Catholic Elementary School) in North York.

Sgt. Duncan Miller told reporters the girl was getting into a Mercedes SUV on Ianhall Rd. when a second SUV — a Kia — rolled towards her without a driver inside.

She was pinned between both vehicles.

Miller said the owner of the Kia was inside the school at the time.

Paramedics said were called to the area, near St. Raphael Catholic School, at around 3:20 p.m. The girl was taken to a trauma centre in serious condition.

Toronto police confirmed her death shortly after 9 p.m. Monday.

Grief counsellors will at the school today to help students cope with the news.

No charges have been laid.

Police say they expect to release more information on Tuesday.

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