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Toddler Killed When Mail Truck Hits Grandmother, Kids

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Posted at 2:43 PM, Jul 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 09:11:07-04

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities said a mail truck struck a woman crossing a New Jersey street with two grandchildren, killing a toddler and injuring the others.

Elizabeth officials said the crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Witnesses said the grandmother was carrying the 2-year-old, who was tossed into the air by the impact. The girl was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later. The woman and a 4-year-old child were being treated at a hospital for undisclosed injuries.

The names of the woman and the two children were not released.

The accident remained under investigation. 

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