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Girl killed by car while trick-or-treating in Decatur

By The Associated Press
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DECATUR, Ga. (AP) Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has been struck and killed by a car while she was trick-or-treating in a neighborhood just east of Atlanta.

Police say the girl was with a group of people and that parents were present at the time of the accident around 7 p.m. Thursday. It happened on Pepperdine Court near Decatur. Police said that the child may have accidentally stepped into the road.

DeKalb County police Det. Lorentz Armstrong said girl was seriously hurt at the scene and taken to a hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

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