Brakes blamed in the death 15-year-old Kalie Gill

Mechanical problems are reportedly being blamed for an accident outside a Yonkers church carnival that killed a 15-year-old girl. Kalie Gill was killed and her

Katie Gill, 15, was killed after an out-of-control car struck her at a church festival.

Katie Gill, 15, was killed after an out-of-control car struck her at a church festival. (1/30/14)

YONKERS - Mechanical problems are reportedly being blamed for an accident outside a Yonkers church carnival that killed a 15-year-old girl.

Kalie Gill was killed and her 12-year-old sister seriously injured when they were hit by a car as they were leaving the carnival in October.

A report in the "Irish Voice" says investigators are looking into the possibility that a malfunction in the car's brakes caused the accident.

The DA's office is reviewing the case, and no charges have been filed yet against the driver.

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Kalie Gill Family Benefit Weekend

A benefit weekend was held at St. Barnabas H.S. Chapel and at Roray Dolan's Bar & Restaurant.

Checks can be made payable and mailed to:
"The Gil Family Fund"
c/o 691 McLean Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704
 

Donations can also be made here VIDEO: Funeral services for Kalie Gill VIDEO: Funeral services for Kalie Gill

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