Pennsylvania Dad Charged With DUI After Car Hits, Kills Daughter

Source: CBS News

STANTON HEIGHTS, Pa. – A 12-year-old girl was killed after being run over by her own father this weekend.

Shamera Harris, of East Liberty, had just gone on her very first date earlier in the evening. She went to the movies with a young man who lived in Stanton Heights. Her parents were dropping the boy off when the accident happened, reports CBS Pittsburgh.

According to police, Shamera had gotten out of the SUV to take some pictures with her date. Her father was getting out of the SUV to take the photos when the SUV began to drift backward.

Shamera was hit and dragged 50-60 feet down a hill before being run over. The SUV came to a stop when it hit a tree on the other side of the street.

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  • Queen Rawlocs

    heartbreaking ~ theres not enough time in jail that will punish the da like his mind n heart will forever ~