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Spring Valley 20-month-old struck and killed by pickup truck

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An 18-month-old boy was hit and killed by a truck in Spring Valley, the driver stayed at the scene. (Bill Muller)

An 18-month-old boy was hit and killed by a truck in Spring Valley, the driver stayed at the scene. (Bill Muller)

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (PIX11) – A young boy was hit and killed by a pickup truck in Spring Valley Friday morning.

The 20-month-old was struck around 8:30 a.m. at a parking lot along Rose Avenue.

It is unclear if the driver was backing out or parking when the incident happened.

According to police, the child was treated by medics but pronounced dead about seven minutes later.

The 33-year-old driver and two passengers stayed on the scene and were taken to Spring Valley Police Department to be interviewed.

A drug recognition expert evaluated the driver as well.

Police released the driver and and the passengers Friday afternoon.

The driver’s vehicle, a 2007 Ford F-150 was impounded for a safety check.

The names of those involved in the incident will be released at the end of the investigation.

No charges have been filed.