Saturday, January 19, 2013

Pleasantville: RCMP Investigate Death Of Young Girl

A nine year old girl is dead following an incident on Saturday in a residential area of Lunenburg County. RCMP say a girl was severely injured when she was hit by a van that was backing out of a driveway in Pleasantville. The girl was taken to South South Regional Hospital where she later died from her injuries. The incident occurred around 11:30AM. Police had a section of Corkum Road tapped off for a several hours while they conducted their investigation. A 30 year-old woman was taken into custody at the scene. No charges have been laid. Both the victim and the woman are from the Mount Pleasant area.