Girl, 1, 'struck and killed by drunk uncle on her mom's driveway'

Girl, 1, dies 'after being run over by drunk uncle on suspended license who drove off afterwards - then returned later and acted like he didn't know what had happened' Anthony J. Goose, 28, went to visit his one year-old niece, Vivian, on Sunday Goose from Walker in Minnesota, was playing with her at first, Vivian's mom, Vanessa said, but then pulled out of their driveway recklessly He struck Vivian, who later died from her injuries, with Goose driving off When he returned, Vanessa said, he acted like he did not know what happened  Goose had a blood alcohol level above the legal limit, authorities report He also had a revoked license following a March 12 careless driving arrest, and was on probation for that incident at the time of Vivian's death  

By Melissa Koenig For Dailymail.Com

Published: 14:27 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 14:27 BST, 4 May 2021

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Anthony J. Goose, 28, was arrested Sunday after allegedly running over his 1 1/2-year-old niece and fleeing the scene

Anthony J. Goose, 28, was arrested Sunday after allegedly running over his 1 1/2-year-old niece and fleeing the scene

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A one year-old girl was struck and killed by her drunk uncle who was on probation for careless driving had his license suspended, sheriff's deputies say. 

Anthony J. Goose, 28, from Walker, Minnesota, had been visiting his niece, Vivian 'Vivi' Staples in Shingobee Township, when he backed up and hit her just before 5 p.m. on Sunday, Cass County Sheriff's Office says. 

Vivian had been playing in the driveway with a friend, her mother, Vanessa Goose, told the Star Tribune, when her brother, Anthony, stopped by. Vanessa said Goose 'was playing with her at first. Then he said he was leaving.'

Vivian was behind her uncle's truck when he pulled out , according to Vanessa, who added: 'The way he pulled out was careless.'

Police arrived on the scene shortly thereafter, but Anthony had left the scene. 

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