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.
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