- Associated Press - Thursday, September 10, 2015

POLAND, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a 1-year-old girl has died after she was hit by a pickup truck that was backing out of a driveway in central New York.

Troopers say the accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on state Route 28 in the rural Herkimer County village of Poland, 55 northeast of Syracuse.

Police say the pickup truck was backing out of the driveway when the baby crawled behind the vehicle and was struck. The child was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Troopers haven’t released the baby’s name or other details.

Their investigation is continuing.

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