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7-Year-Old Killed When Backed Over By Vehicle In Driveway

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Posted at 5:44 PM, Jun 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-09 02:24:52-04

MILLERSVILLE, Tenn. – Alcohol was not a factor in a fatal accident in Millersville, in which a seven-year-old girl was backed over by a vehicle in a driveway.

Officials said it happened Saturday evening in the 1200 block of McMurtry Road.

The child, identified by family members as Tori Hicks, was playing outside when a driver, identified as

Kenneth Davenport, backed out of a shared driveway at the location. Police said the child was in that area and was hit.

Hicks was pronounced dead at the scene.

Although police said Davenport had consumed alcohol several hours prior to the incident, toxicology results revealed there were no signs of alcohol use. No criminal charges will be filed.

Family members set up a gofundme account to help out with Tori's funeral expenses. You can help out by clicking here.