BALTIMORE — A 2-year-old boy died after he was hit by a truck driven by a family member Monday afternoon in Odenton, Anne Arundel County Police said.

Officers responded to the collision at 1:15 p.m. at a home on the 400 block of North Patuxent Road.

Investigators believe the driver was repositioning a pickup truck when, unbeknownst to the driver, the child stepped off a porch and in front of the truck, where he was struck.

The child was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The incident remains under investigation by the Traffic Safety Section.

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