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Father accidentally runs over 7-month-old daughter on his driveway

PARK CITY, KS - FEBUARY 26:  Police tape hangs across the street in front of the house that Dennis Rader lives in February 26, 2005 in Park City, Kansas.  Rader is the suspect whom police have arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with the 10 deaths now tied to the serial killer known as BTK.   (Photo by Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

PARK CITY, KS - FEBUARY 26: Police tape hangs across the street in front of the house that Dennis Rader lives in February 26, 2005 in Park City, Kansas. Rader is the suspect whom police have arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with the 10 deaths now tied to the serial killer known as BTK. (Photo by Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)  (2005 Getty Images)

Police in Polk County say a father drove over his 7-month-old daughter Thursday evening, killing her. They said it appeared to be accident.

According to investigators, mother Anayeli Soto had placed her daughter Yvette – still in a car seat carrier – on the ground in the yard near the right rear door of their pickup truck while she ran inside to grab something she'd forgotten in the house.

During that time, another family member needed to leave the home on Polk City Road, so the infant's father, Freddy Flores, moved the truck forward to allow the other vehicle to leave. That's when, police say, he unknowingly drove over his daughter.

Yvette was taken to Winter Haven Hospital, but she did not survive.

Auburndale police say they are still investigating, but they added that there was no indication that Flores was impaired at the time.

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