Pleasant Prairie 3-year-old dies, hit by truck driven by dad in driveway

Pleasant Prairie

A 3-year-old died in Pleasant Prairie after the child was accidentally hit by a truck driven by the child's father.

Police said the crash happened around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19.

According to police, the child was trying to get a ball in front of a pickup truck parked in a driveway.

The child's father, unaware the child was there, pulled the truck forward and hit the child.

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The child was taken to the hospital, where the child died from his injuries.

"Our hearts are with the family at this tragic time," Pleasant Prairie police said.