3-year-old hit, killed by truck in Orange County
Boy ran into street, police say
OAKLAND, Fla. – A 3-year-old boy was hit and killed by a pickup truck pulling a trailer Thursday afternoon in Orange County, Oakland police said.
The fatal crash was reported at 3:10 p.m. at 15992 Colonial Drive, near Lake Johns Motel, a mobile home community.
Police said the truck was traveling east on a private road when the child ran into the street and was struck.
The boy, identified as Michael Anthony Pratt Jr., was taken to Arnold Palmer, police said. He died at 4:44 p.m.
The parents of the child were at the scene at the the incident, and the pickup driver waited for authorities to arrive, police said. It's not known if the driver will face any charges.
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