23-month-old killed after being hit by car in Harnett County

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Authorities say the car that hit 23-month-old Jada Jones was driven by a family member. (WTVD)

A 23-month-old girl died Tuesday after she was hit by a car.

Around 11:30 a.m., deputies were called to NC Highway 55 after hearing reports that a vehicle struck a pedestrian.

When authorities arrived, they found that Jada Jones had been hit by a member of her family in their driveway.

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Jones was transported to Central Harnett Hospital where she later died.

The incident is under investigation; however, authorities believe the incident was just a "tragic accident."

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