6-Year-Old Hit Chasing Ice Cream Truck Dies

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    A 6-year-old New York City girl who was struck by a car while chasing an ice cream truck has died. 

    Zhaneya Butcher of Queens suffered severe trauma to the head and brain on June 28, reports The New York Post.     

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    The child was outside her grandfather's house when she started chasing the ice cream truck.     

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    According to a criminal complaint, the driver of the car, Kent Lowrie, was charged with DUI and vehicular assault. He's being held on $25,000 bond.     

    Zhaneya's mother, Cherell Smith, filed a lawsuit this week against the driver and the car's owner. It seeks an unspecified amount.     

    Information on Lowrie's attorney was not immediately available.