A Chapel Hill Elementary school student was struck by a car and killed while trick or treating with her family on Halloween night.
The Atlanta Journal-Constituion reports 5-year-old Autumn Mack was trick or treating with a group of people, including her parents, when she skipped ahead of the group and was hit by a minivan.
The accident happened on Pepperdine Drive around 7 p.m., according to Atlanta police.
The five-year-old had been standing behind her mother’s parked SUV before darting into the road, a DeKalb County police report stated.
She was transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, where she died, police said.
Grief counselors are meeting with students, faculty and staff at the school Friday, DeKalb County Schools spokesman Quinn Hudson said.
The driver of the minivan was not drinking or otherwise impaired at the time of the accident, according to the report. No charges have been filed. Source
Everyone knows you drive slowly on Halloween night because kids are out and about trick or treating.