Relative moving vehicle strikes, kills toddler in driveway
WELLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a relative moving a vehicle at an Ohio home accidentally struck and killed a toddler who had wandered into the driveway.
The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office says the distraught relative called 911 after hitting the 22-month-old girl late Monday morning at a home near Wellington, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Cleveland. The child died at the scene.
Investigators determined that the girl had wandered into the driveway and apparently wasn’t visible to the driver, who initially didn’t realize the child had been struck.
Authorities didn’t immediately publicly identify the driver. They say the case remains under investigation.