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Toddler fatally hit by pickup truck in east Oceanside residential area

Publish Date: 2023/08/16

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — A toddler died Tuesday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in Oceanside’s Mira Costa neighborhood, according to ABC10 News.

The fatal incident occurred in the 3200 block of San Tomas Drive, shortly before 3:40 p.m. Oceanside Police Department officers were dispatched to the scene shortly after.

OPD officials said a 62-year-old Oceanside resident was driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck westbound on the road when the vehicle hit the young child.

Despite life-saving measures administered at the scene, paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at 3:56 p.m.

Authorities said the driver stayed after the crash and cooperated with officers. He was not believed to have been impaired at the time of the incident.

No further information has been provided as of this writing.

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