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In the evening hours of Monday, August 31, an 18-month-old baby girl was killed in Levelland after she was run over by a car.

The accident occurred on the corner of Eagle and Rip Street in Levelland. Officials at the scene say the girl was run over by her grandmother who was unaware the child had followed her outside.

Levelland Police, Fire and EMS all responded to the scene.

Following the accident, the girl was rushed to Covenant Hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

At this time police have not released any names of those involved, and additional information is supposed to be made public later on Tuesday, September 1.