Tragic Parking Lot Accident
On July 28, 2013 at 10:53 a.m., Estes Park Police responded to a report of child who had been struck by a vehicle in the parking lot at 501 Big Thompson Avenue. On scene, officers and other emergency services personnel found a two-year-old girl with severe injuries from the accident. The driver of the vehicle was a 43-year-old woman from Lafayette, Colorado. The child was transported for medical treatment but later died from her injuries. The child’s identity will be released by the Larimer County Coroner.
The Estes Park Police will turn the case over to the Eighth Judicial District Attorney’s Office for review and possible filing of charges. No further information will be released by the Estes Park Police Department and once the case has been turned over, all questions will be referred to the District Attorney’s Office.