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2-year-old girl dies after being struck by parent’s vehicle in Penn Hills, police say

A 2-year-old girl has died after being struck by her parent’s vehicle in Penn Hills.

Just before 8 a.m. Thursday, Allegheny County 911 was notified of a child who was hit by a vehicle in the 100 block of Lynnwood Drive. First responders found a 2-year-old girl with severe injuries at the end of a driveway.

The child, later identified as Leah Mutombo, was taken to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation by Allegheny County police determined a parent was leaving the home and struck the child with a vehicle. The parent is cooperating with investigators.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

A GoFundMe has been set up for the girl’s funeral expenses. Click here if you would like to donate.

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