- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

EATON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-month-old boy has died after being hit by a pickup truck on a farm in central New York.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office say the accident occurred around 5:45 p.m. Monday on a farm located in the town of Eaton, 30 miles southeast of Syracuse.

Deputies say the child’s family called 911 after a relative hit the toddler. The boy was taken to Community Memorial Hospital in nearby Hamilton, but he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

The boy’s name hasn’t been released.

The investigation into the accident is continuing.

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