A 5-year-old girl struck and killed by a truck Tuesday ran in front of the vehicle, and the driver pulled her out from under it, police said Wednesday.
Dayleth Olvera-Gamez was struck by a truck in a parking lot about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 3300 block of Cleburne Road.
The child had gotten off a school bus at Orange Avenue and Wayside Avenue and started running, Fort Worth police spokeswoman Tamara Valle said Wednesday. As Dayleth ran in the 3300 block of Cleburne Road, the truck pulled into the parking lot and the girl ran in front of it.
Immediately after hitting the girl, the driver pulled her from under the truck, and she was taken to Cook Children’s hospital, where she died.
The driver did not face any charges as of Wednesday morning, Valle said.