2-year-old struck by car in driveway - WSMV Channel 4

2-year-old struck by car in driveway

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McMINNVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A toddler was airlifted to a hospital after she was struck by a car in the driveway of her family's home in Warren County.

According to the Southern Standard, the child, Serenity Grace King, was flown to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga on Friday afternoon.

Police tell the newspaper that the child's mother, Sherrie Goodwin, had plans to go to the store.

Officers said Goodwin got into her car and began backing out of the driveway.

Unknown to the mother, her little girl had run off the porch and was behind the car, investigators said.

The 2-year-old was injured by one of the car's rear tires, police said.

Police said the event appears to be a tragic accident.

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