Child struck, killed by car in New Canaan driveway
A child was struck and killed by a car in a New Canaan driveway Tuesday, police say.
Police say the incident happened in the driveway of a home on North Wilton Road around 8:42 a.m.
First responders arrived on the scene to provide emergency medical care to the boy.
The nearly 2-year-old was transported to Norwalk Hospital, where he later died.
"Despite the valiant efforts of many first responders and emergency room personnel, the child succumbed to grave injuries," police wrote in a press release.
The incident is currently under investigation by the New Canaan Police Accident Reconstruction team as well as members of the Wilton and Darien Police Department Accident Reconstruction teams.
"We ask that the entire New Canaan Community put this child and the child’s family in their thoughts and prayers," police wrote.