Dolton girl killed by van driven by mother

March 20, 2012 9:49:07 AM PDT
A suburban girl was killed Monday after being run over by a minivan driven by her mother.

It happened Monday afternoon in Dolton.

Authorities say 11-year-old Pleasant Reese jumped out of the van while the vehicle was still moving and fell under the back wheels. She died at St. Margaret's Hospital in Hammond.

The girl's mother has not been charged.

Investigators are still looking into the circumstances leading up to the incident.