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6-year-old girl dies after golf cart accident in Trinity Co.

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TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A 6-year-old Bacliff girl died Sunday after the golf cart she was riding in rolled over and landed on her in an accident that occurred about five-and-a-half miles from Trinity.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident occurred on Huckleberry Drive at about noon Sunday. Houston County DPS troopers were dispatched out to investigate a one-vehicle crash.

The preliminary accident report shows that a 2010 EZ-Go golf cart driven by an 8-year-old boy was turning around on Huckleberry Drive when the golf cart rolled onto is left side and onto the boy’s passenger Kendall Lasseter.

Lasseter was transported from the scene to East Texas Medical Center in Trinity, where she was pronounced dead at 1:28 p.m. Sunday. The 8-year-old boy was not injured in the accident.

The accident is still under investigation.

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