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4-year-old Jackson girl killed in Friday accident near Fruitland

Sunday, October 3, 2010

A 4-year-old Jackson girl was struck and killed by a truck Friday evening at a Fruitland-area mobile home park.

MaKayla A. Overy was pronounced dead at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau at 6:25 p.m., about a half-hour after first responders were called to Mulberry Acres mobile home park on Legend Drive, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. MaKayla would have turned 5 on Monday.

The incident occurred when the truck, driven by Melissa M. Morgan, 58, of Jackson, turned onto Legend Drive and struck Ovary.

There was no word on charges Saturday evening.


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