Officials identified Royalty Thomas as the child who lost her life after her father accidently ran over her with his vehicle.
As per the initial information, the fatal pedestrian incident took place on Monday afternoon at an apartment complex on Interstate 10 East near WW White Road. At 2:20 p.m., authorities confirmed that the child, later identified as Royalty Thomas, succumbed to her injuries. Police initially reported that it was a pedestrian accident with apparent serious injuries to at least one person.
They soon confirmed it was the small child. The preliminary reports showed that Royalty’s father was reversing a Suburban and thought she was inside the apartment. The child ran out so quickly by the vehicle that there was no time to stop. The father went to the hospital with his daughter. No other information is available.
The incident remains under review.
March 22, 2022
Source: KENS 5