Child Killed In NC Christmas Parade As Driver Loses Control Of Truck

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At a glance

  • A Christmas parade in Raleigh, N.C., was canceled after a young girl died when she was hit by a float driver who lost control of his truck.
  • Police confirmed the girl was hit by the truck at a low rate of speed but despite life-saving efforts she later died.
  • Landen Christopher Glass, 20, the driver of the truck, faces charges of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, careless and reckless driving, improper equipment, unsafe movement and carrying a firearm in a parade.
  • Video shows the moment the truck apparently loses control and continues driving into the dancers, as the driver shouted helplessly out the window.

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