FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A man backing a pickup truck out of a driveway struck and killed a 2-year-old boy in New Jersey, authorities said.
The accident happened at a Franklin Township home at about 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Somerset County officials said.
Life-saving measures were performed at the scene but the child was pronounced dead at a local trauma center, authorities said. His name wasn’t immediately released.
Township Police and the county prosecutor’s office are investigating.