How old was the girl that died in Raleigh parade?


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A girl who was part of a dance troupe taking part in the Raleigh Christmas Parade died Saturday when she was hit by a pickup truck towing one of the troupe’s floats.


Credit: The Independent

How old was the girl that died in the Raleigh parade?

She was eleven years(11), Parents and their children visited Downtown Raleigh Sunday to place flowers at a growing memorial for the 11-year-old girl killed after she was accidentally hit by a truck towing a float during the Raleigh Christmas Parade.


The parade was canceled immediately after the incident, Two sources initially confirmed the girl’s death to the N&O. The Raleigh Police Department later released a statement announcing the girl had died. No one else was injured.

The RPD said the driver of the truck, 20-year-old Landen Christopher Glass, has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, careless and reckless driving, improper equipment, unsafe movement, and carrying a firearm in a parade.

The girl, who has not been identified, was a member of CC & Company Dance Complex, a widely respected dance school on Six Forks Road in Raleigh


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