12-year-old B.C. girl dies in vehicle driven by 11-year-old girl
May 21, 2013 - 1:46 PM
May 21, 2013 - 12:12 PM
MACKENZIE, B.C. - Mounties are investigating after a 12-year-old girl died in a Jeep driven by an 11-year-old girl near Mackenzie, B.C.
Police say the youngster behind the wheel was being supervised by a 41-year-old man when she lost control.
The vehicle overturned on a logging road six kilometres from town, fatally injuring the passenger last Friday evening.
RCMP Sgt. Sydney Lecky says the incident has had a huge impact on the local elementary and high schools and that police are continuing to support the families involved.
The coroner's service is also investigating.
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