Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: The drier of the two days with sunshine and warm conditions in store Saturday. An increase in storm clouds Sunday with the potential for more heavy rain late in the day and evening.
WESTMINSTER (August 26, 2013)—A 16-month-old girl died Sunday in Westminster in Collin County after a 4-year-old sibling started a pickup and the truck rolled forward, striking the toddler.
The 4-year-old got the keys to the truck while the children’s father was gathering things to pack in the pickup, John Norton, a spokesman with the Collin County Sheriff's office, said.
The child started the engine and then put the truck, which had a standard transmission, into neutral, he said.
The truck rolled forward, struck the toddler, and then ran into a neighbor’s fence.
Norton says the children’s father ran outside when he heard the truck start, but didn't get there in time.
Westminster is about an hour north of Dallas.