- The toddler killed in the accident has been identified as Shelby Folse
- One of Folse’s relatives truck the girl when backing up a truck at the Harvest Moon Trailer Court in Linden, Pennsylvania Saturday night
- The girl was struck by the truck’s undercarriage and dragged 20 feet
- The relationship between the driver and the girl was not released
- Authorities say the driver was not her father
Authorities say a Louisiana toddler is dead after she was hit by a pickup truck driven by a relative at a Pennsylvania mobile home park.
PennLive.com reports state police say the 2-year-old was on or along a street Saturday evening at the Harvest Moon Trailer Court in Linden, Pennsylvania, when she was struck by the truck’s undercarriage.
Authorities say she was carried about 20 feet.
Two-year-old Shelby Folse was killed at the Harvest Moon Trailer Court (pictured above) in Linden, Pennsylvania on Saturday
State police say the driver had been leaving a parking space and was unaware of the girl’s location due to the height of the truck.
Authorities on Sunday identified the victim as Shelby Folse, of Houma, Louisiana.
The relationship between the girl and the driver wasn’t immediately known. Authorities say the driver isn’t her father.
The Folse family is living in the trailer park because Shelby’s father works in a nearby natural gas field.
In a Facebook post on Saturday, the girl’s mother Ashley wrote: ‘She is everything to me. A piece of my soul is missing. RIP my angel princess’.
A Go Fund Me page has been started by a family friend to raise money for Shelby’s funeral expenses. As of Monday, it had raised more than $1,500 of it’s $3,500 goal.