LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol in Lake County is investigating the tragic death of a child on Easter.
Troopers said a 7-year-old Groveland girl was hit by a van leaving a home around 4:30 p.m. Sunday near County Road 48 and County Road 33.
According to a report, a 70-year-old Groveland woman driving a van had stopped at a home to drop off family members.
Troopers said after everyone exited the van, the driver drove forward and did not notice the girl in front of the van.
Troopers said the driver of the van was the grandmother of the girl who was hit.
The child was taken to Leesburg Regional Hospital, where she died.
Troopers said the crash remains under investigation.
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