A Pittsburgh man, fifty-four-year old Richard Benton, has been arrested in connection to the death of his twelve-year-old daughter. Benton and the girl’s mother, Carla Harris, had driven to pick the girl up from her first date. When the girl got out of Benton’s SUV to pose to have her picture taken with her date, the vehicle drove over her, dragging her until it finally hit a tree. Benton had also gotten out of the vehicle and claimed that he thought it was in park at the time. Police have charged Benton with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child as well as a DUI charge.
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