Little girl run over, killed at SeaWorld San Antonio

A 5-year-old girl was struck and killed by a truck in the parking lot of SeaWorld San Antonio. (Photo: SBG San Antonio.)

UPDATE on Monday, June 25, 2018: SeaWorld San Antonio released the following statement regarding the death of Michaela Tirado:

We are deeply saddened that last night a young girl was fatally struck by a guest vehicle while exiting SeaWorld’s San Antonio park. The entire SeaWorld family is heartbroken over this tragic accident. Our focus and thoughts are with her family and our team to provide the support they need in the difficult days and weeks ahead.


UPDATE: The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim as 5-year-old Michaela Tirado. The San Antonio Police Department also stated on Monday morning there are no criminal charges pending in the case. See previous story below.

SAN ANTONIO -- A little girl is dead after being run over in the parking lot of SeaWorld San Antonio, officials say.

San Antonio police said the 5-year-old girl was leaving the park with her parents when she got away from them and darted between two cars. She was struck by a white truck and the driver stopped.

Police said airlife was called to the location but later cancelled because the girl was pronounced dead on the scene.

There is no indication that the driver did anything wrong or criminal, police said.

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