Tragic accident takes life of 6-year old child

NORWICH – A six-year old child died Thursday evening after being struck by a car in the driveway of her family’s home.



According to the New York State Police, Leah M. Osterhout, 6, was in the driveway of her home at 4250 State Hwy 23 in Norwich when she was accidentally run over by a vehicle driven by her mother, Melissa Osterhout.

Police say the child was taken in a private vehicle to Chenango Memorial Hospital, where she later died from her injuries.


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