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Toddler Hit, Killed by Car

Posted March 14, 2007 10:18 a.m. EDT

— A toddler was killed Tuesday night after wandering into the road in front of her home and getting hit by a car, authorities said.

Christian Marie Pittman, 2, was outside with her father at about 8 p.m. Tuesday when he walked into the garage, authorities said. The toddler walked a couple hundred feet up N.C. Highway 42 from her home and was hit by a passing car after stepping into the road, authorities said.

The unidentified driver stopped and called for help.

No charges are expected to be filed against the driver or the parents, authorities said.