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Mother Accidentally Kills Toddler By Backing Car Over Her On Christmas Eve

The 1-year-old baby died from her injuries despite the efforts of 40 doctors and nurses.

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A Michigan mother accidentally killed her 1-year-old child on the morning of Christmas Eve, Fox 2 Detroit reported on Thursday.

The mother, who was not identified, did not see the baby girl when she backed up her car outside her home in Oak Park, a city in the northwestern suburbs of Detroit. The woman's three other children reportedly witnessed the accident.

The injured child was rushed to a local hospital, where over 40 members of the emergency medical staff tried to save her — but she succumbed to her injuries.

A spokesman with the Oak Park Police Department declined to comment to BuzzFeed News. A representative with the city government did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Nicolás Medina Mora is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Nicolás Medina Mora at nicolas.mora@buzzfeed.com.

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