SOMERSET, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A man backing a pickup truck out of a driveway struck and killed a 2-year-old boy in New Jersey, authorities said.
Officials in Somerset County said the accident happened at a home in Franklin Township at about 8:45 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Across New York City Take On New Meaning In 2021
Authorities said life-saving measures were performed at the scene but the child was pronounced dead at a local trauma center. His name wasn’t immediately released.READ MORE: President Biden Makes Vaccination Push As Concerns Over Delta Variant Increase
Police and the county prosecutor’s office are investigating.MORE NEWS: Tropical Storm Claudette Batters Gulf Coast With Heavy Rain And Flooding
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