LEXINGTON TOWNSHIP -- A 5-year-old girl is dead after the parked SUV she was in apparently coasted backward out of her driveway and struck a ditch, trapping her.
Cameron R. Laughlin died from her injuries at Alliance Community Hospital.
Sheriff's deputies were called to the 400 block of Cobblestone Avenue Northeast just after 8 Wednesday.
They learned that two small children, ages 3 and 5, were in the 2007 Jeep Liberty that had been parked in the driveway of the Laughlin home at 421 Cobblestone.
The SUV coasted backward and across Cobblestone Avenue, striking the ditch.
The vehicle was found in neutral when deputies arrived.
The crash remains under investigation by the Stark County Sheriff's Office.