HUDSON, Fla. (AP) - An out-of-control Jeep has killed a Tampa Bay-area child.
The Florida Highway Patrol says the incident happened Friday night in Hudson.
A child who was part of a set of triplets - 5-year-old Delany Rossman - was playing with her sisters and another child when the Jeep drove unto the road's shoulder and hit a pickup truck before hitting the little girls.
After hitting the girls, the driver - 39-year-old Betty-Jo Tagerson - was thrown from the car. But her Jeep kept going, hitting another parked vehicle.
Delany Rossman was pronounced dead Saturday morning. A sister was hospitalized in critical condition. The two other girls had minor injuries.
Tagerson was seriously injured. Police are awaiting toxicology reports; charges are pending.