Child killed by drunk driver

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Updated: 1/02 6:16 pm
FERNLEY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- A five-year-old girl is dead after being hit by a drunk driver Thursday afternoon.

Around 4 p.m., the victim was hit in the 200-block of Seventh Street. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 53-year-old Patricia Anderson was arrested for DUI with Death and is being held on $40,000 bail.

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is handling the death investigation of the child and the arrest of the driver. The Nevada Highway Patrol is handling the accident investigation.
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steve - 1/4/2014 1:54 AM
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Another Nevada low wage alcoholic drunk driver with no future.

sandra399 - 1/3/2014 3:50 PM
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Denton - 1/3/2014 3:22 PM
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Would have to agree but when you have DUI it's an accident. Unless you can show it was premeditated. A human life should be worth more but it's based on the assets one has and should be set at one amount like 1 million just to start and go as high as possible for such a heinous crime.

kdavis52 - 1/3/2014 3:05 PM
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The bail should also be more than the $40,000 that was set.

DavidInReno - 1/3/2014 9:18 AM
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Change your graphic. This is not an "accident". This is "murder".
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