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Krugerville girl dies in bike accident

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By John D. Harden / Staff Writer

An 8-year-old Krugerville girl died Saturday after a she fell from her bicycle and sustained injuries at a Frisco park, according to Frisco police.

The accident happened before 10 a.m. at Northwest Community Park, and the girl was transported by helicopter to Children’s Medical Center in Dallas where she later died.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the girl as Kaylee Kampschroeder. She was an Aubrey elementary school student, and school officials have put counselors on call to support staff, students and parents as needed.

Several Facebook users changed their profile photos to pink ribbons in honor of Kaylee.

The school released a statement that said their hearts are heavy and that they are mourning the loss of Kaylee.

The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Frisco police are continuing to investigate.

JOHN D. HARDEN can be reached at 940-566-6882 and via Twitter at @JDHarden.