Pendleton County girl dies in slide accident - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Pendleton County girl dies in slide accident

PENDLETON COUNTY, KY (FOX19) -

A 5-year-old girl died Monday night in an accident involving a playground slide in Pendleton County.

A strap that was attached to the slide somehow became stuck around the girl's neck, according to the Pendleton County Sheriff's Office. It happened around 5:45 p.m. in a residential backyard on Vater Drive.

Sheriff Craig Peoples said the father was in the backyard with the girl and his three other children when the incident happened. Officials are not releasing identities.

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