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APSO: Child killed by vehicle backing out of driveway

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Posted at 9:53 AM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 11:12:34-04

Acadia Parish Sheriff's Deputies say a child was struck and killed Tuesday in Acadia Parish by a vehicle backing out of a driveway.

The incident happened around 6:54 pm on Tuesday, September 24 in the 100 block of Robin Street south of Rayne.

An investigation into the incident found that a driver was backing out from a residential driveway when it struck the child.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation remains open.

Deputies say they do not suspect impairment at this time.