THUNDER BAY -UPDATED – The Traffic Unit of the Thunder Bay Police Service are continuing to investigate a fatal collision which resulted in the death of a two-year-old girl.
The incident occurred just before 4:00PM Tuesday afternoon in the 400 block of North Vickers Street.
Two-year-old Kylie McKay was pronounced dead at the scene.
The preliminary investigation indicates that the child was run over in front of her family home by an SUV as it was pulling away from the residence. The male driver of the SUV was a relative of the girl. He had just dropped off the child at her home and was driving away when the collision occurred.
He was arrested a short time later at his residence. He was later released and has not been charged at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone who may have information on this incident is asked to contact the Traffic Unit at 684-1226.
Family members have reported to NNL that the young child did not survive the injuries. Earlier, Netnewsledger was told that paramedics were not moving from the scene as one would expect in the case of an injury.
In other news from the TBPS, Police and Superior North EMS were called to a north side address on Sunday night regarding a 19 year old male who had been the apparent victim of a stabbing.
The incident occurred in a residence in the 300 block of Morse Street just after 8:30 p.m. on July 31, 2011. A 53 year old male returned to the residence and surrendered to police. The two males were known to each other. They had been allegedly drinking prior to the altercation.
The 53 year old male has been charged with Aggravated Assault and Fail to Comply With An Undertaking.