11-year-old dies during Nephi parade

Saturday , July 15, 2017 - 3:00 PM

ANNE CHRISTNOVICH, Standard-Examiner Staff

An 11-year-old girl died during a Nephi parade Friday evening after falling off the back of a truck. 

The girl was trying to get off of the truck when she slipped and fell, then got hit by a trailer being towed by the truck, according to reports from KSL.com

The truck was moving very slowly, according to a Deseret News story but the driver was not aware the girl slipped, according to comments from the Nephi chief of police to a KSL reporter. 

As of Saturday afternoon, the girl’s name had not been released. 

The incident happened during the Ute Stampede Western Heritage parade. 

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