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2-Year-Old NJ Boy Killed by Man Backing Truck Out of Driveway: Cops

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A man backing a pickup truck out of a driveway struck and killed a 2-year-old boy in New Jersey, authorities said.

Officials in Somerset County said the accident happened at a Franklin Township home at about 8:45 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said live-saving measures were performed at the scene but the child was pronounced dead at a local trauma center. His name wasn't immediately released.

Township Police and the county prosecutor’s office are investigating.

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