The three-year-old boy was taken by ambulance to an area hospital where he later died. His name is being withheld until his family and relatives are notified.
The driver of the Silverado, an 18-year-old man from Smyrna, Delaware, was contacted by patrol troopers and detectives in Smyrna. The collision remains under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.
No other vehicles were involved in this incident. The intersection was closed for approximately three hours while the scene was investigated and the roadway was cleared.
The Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Master Corporal J. Lane by calling 302-698-8457. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.
Source: Delaware State Police Newsroom
Written by: Editor