Toddler killed after getting struck by car

Posted at 9:27 AM, Oct 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-27 11:11:40-04

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) -- The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an 18-month-old boy was killed when he was struck by a vehicle in northeastern Oklahoma.

The OHP says the boy died Tuesday after being struck on a Cherokee County road near Tahlequah.

The child's name wasn't released.

The OHP says the boy entered the roadway in the path of the vehicle about 5 p.m. Tuesday. The driver of the vehicle and three passengers were not injured.

An OHP report says investigators are still working to determine how the child got into the roadway.

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