East Texas Girl Run Over And Killed By Her Father In Royse City; Ruled An Accident

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An east Texas girl has died this weekend in Royse City - run over  by her father in what police are calling a "tragic accident."

Investigators learned the 12-year-old girl was riding a skateboard in the parking lot of the Royse City High School football stadium following a Saturday night fireworks show.

For reasons that are still not clear, she was run over by her father driving the family car.

The girl from Delta County, north of Sulphur Springs, was rushed to Children's Medical Center in Dallas where she was pronounced dead.

Ruling the death an accident, Royse City police do not plan on filing charges.