Canton, Mich. (WJBK) -
A benefit dinner is being held for the nine year old girl who was hit and killed by car in Canton.
It happened April 14, during student drop off at Ericksson Elementary.
Police believe the second grader got out of the car, then tried to get back in, as her mother was pulling away.
The little girl suffered facial injuries and was taken to the hospital, where she died from her injuries.
A spaghetti benefit dinner will be held tonight at the Holiday Inn Express, where the girl's mother works as a housekeeper.
Fundraiser details: Tuesday, April 22 5-9 PM Holiday Inn Express 3950 S. Lotz Rd Plates: $10 For those who could not or did not attend the benefit dinner and would like to donate, you can visit any PNC Bank and donate to the Emily Taylor Memorial Fund.
You can also mail a check to:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel &Suites Attn: Debbie Stewart 3950 S. Lotz Rd Canton, MI 48188
WJZY FOX 46 3501 Performance Rd. Charlotte, NC 28214 Main Number: (704) 398-0046