3-year-old killed by car during her birthday party while running into street to hug grandfather


Jayda Handy 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A family in Wisconsin, was devastated when a 3-year-old girl was hit by a car while preparing for her birthday party.

It was an exciting day for Jayda Handy, who was turning 3 years old.

Her family made her a big birthday party near North 84th and West Marion streets in Milwaukee.

When Handy saw her grandfather arriving to the party, she ran to him to give him a hug.

Sadly, the little girl ran between two parked cars and into the road without looking, and she was hit by a car. She was rushed to a hospital, where she later died.

The incident unfolded in front of her family members at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Family members who arrived for the birthday party, went across the street to a park to remember the little girl, who they said always had a smile.

The girl’s father, Jaylen Handy, showed off the adorable Disney themed birthday cake that he bought for his daughter, who will never got to taste a piece of it.