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GIRL, 10, HIDING IN LEAF PILE IS KILLED AFTER FATHER UNWITTINGLY PARKS TRUCK

A 10-year-old girl was killed when her father parked his truck in a pile of leaves in which she and a friend were hiding, the family said. The other girl was seriously injured.

Family members said 36-year-old construction worker James Gravel did not know he had run over the girls until he got out and heard daughter Natalie calling him.

"She said, 'Daddy, I can't breathe,' " said Gravel's sister, Jennifer Gravel.

Natalie died in a hospital of head and chest injuries. Eight-year-old Meredith Reid was reported in critical condition Thursday.

Police said no charges were planned.

Gravel's two other children, ages 11 and 7, were in the truck at the time.

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