Man backing pickup out of driveway struck, killed 2-year-old boy in NJ

Authorities say a man backing a pickup truck out of a driveway struck and killed a 2-year-old boy in New Jersey.

Officials in Somerset County said the accident happened at a Franklin Township home at about 8:45 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said live-saving measures were performed at the scene but the child was pronounced dead at a local trauma center.

His name wasn’t immediately released. Township Police and the county prosecutor’s office are investigating.



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