6-Year-Old Girl Dies In Fall From Parade Trailer In Mandan

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl has died after falling from a trailer headed to a July Fourth parade staging area in Mandan, according to officials.

According to Deputy Police Chief Lori Flaten, the girl fell off the trailer Monday and was hit by one of its tires. She was taken to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.

Authorities have not identified the girl and have not said which parade trailer she was on.

The parade went on as planned while police investigated the accident.