‘Unimaginable loss’ | Two-year-old dead after being hit by vehicle in driveway

Officers learned that the driver of the vehicle was backing out of the driveway when the child, unseen by the driver, reportedly ran towards the vehicle and was hit.

KERRVILLE, Texas — A two-year-old was killed after being struck by a vehicle in a Kerrville driveway.

Around 2:30 p.m., the Kerrville Police Department responded to a residence on the 100 block of Pearl Street after recieving reports of a child being hit by a vehicle in the driveway.

Upon arrival, first responders immediately started to render aid to the child before taking them to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Officers later learned that the driver of the vehicle was backing out of the driveway when the child, unseen by the driver, reportedly ran towards the vehicle and was hit.

Kerrville police said this appears to be a “tragic accident” but are still investigating.

“The Kerrville Police Department extends our sympathies to the loved ones of this child as they deal with this unimaginable loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them,” said Chief Chris McCall.

This is an ongoing investigation and KENS 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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