Driver Nearly Hits Toddler Before Running into Parade in Wisconsin.

An SUV driver nearly hit a toddler before driving into a parade in Wisconsin, Sunday, November 21, hitting more than 20 adults and children.
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READ MORE: Police sources in Wisconsin say they are investigating the possibility that the driver of the vehicle that plowed through a holiday parade in the city of Waukesha Sunday was fleeing a crime scene.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, a police source told the Associated Press investigators were questioning the suspect in custody about the criminal incident, which the source said involved a knife.

Officials say least five people are dead and more than 40 injured after the suspect is alleged to have driven sports utility vehicle through a community holiday parade in the small city of around 72,000 residents, located 32 kilometers west of the city of Milwaukee. Video from the scene early Monday showed police vehicles still at the scene.
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