Toddler struck, killed by father backing up vehicle

The toddler was rushed to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital but was pronounced dead shortly before midnight.

Posted: Jul 15, 2019 4:15 PM

OTIS, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities say a toddler was struck and killed in northwestern Oregon by a pickup truck his father backed out of the driveway.

KOIN reports that emergency responders rushed to the home in Otis, Oregon, around 9:45 p.m. Sunday, authorities said in a release. The pickup's 51-year-old driver was backing up in the driveway of the home when his 15-month-old was hit.

The toddler was rushed to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital but was pronounced dead shortly before midnight.

The family is cooperating, officials said, and no criminal charges are pending.

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