Pickup truck hits, kills 1-year-old boy in Florida parking lot

It’s unclear if woman will face charges

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HERNANDO, Fla. – A young boy was struck and killed by a pickup truck that was backing up in a parking lot on Thursday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The incident happened around 2:20 p.m. Thursday in Hernando, which is in north Florida, troopers said in a report.

The 49-year-old woman was backing up the truck when she hit the 1-year-old, the report said. The boy was taken to a hospital, where he died.

The names of the boy and the woman were not released by the agency under Florida's voter-approved amendment designed to protect crime victims.

The report did not say whether the woman will be charged.