Coroner: 22-month-old fatally struck in Summerville driveway

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A 22-month-old boy was fatally struck by a pickup truck in a Summerville driveway Saturday afternoon.

Iker Roblero-Perez was killed when a family member was backing up into a private driveway, according to Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brothers.

The accident happened in the 1900 block of Central Avenue when a 2004 Ford Pickup truck was moving into the driveway and struck the child, Lance Cpl. Judd Jones said.

The incident happened at approximately 3:02 p.m., Jones said.

The child was transported to Trident and died of injuries sustained in the crash, Jones said.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. There has been no word on charges.

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