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Phoenix police ID young girl fatally run over by a tour bus

March 4, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 5-year-old girl who was fatally run over by a tour bus after she ran from a north Phoenix hotel room and into a parking lot.

Phoenix police say no charges are being filed in the death of Makinzie Johnson.

They say the bus was driving slowly Friday night in the parking lot near Interstate 17 when the girl was run over after she ran into the rear driver side of the bus.

Police say the child was pronounced dead at the scene.

The say the bus driver was evaluated at the scene and showed no sign of impairment.

The name of the bus driver wasn’t released.

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