2-Y.o. struck, killed when neighbor backs truck from driveway

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No charges filed yet

PHOENIX - A 2-year-old boy is dead after a driver accidentally ran over him.

Police responded to the 6000 block of W. Catalina Drive after receiving reports of an accident at about 2:30 p.m.

Officers say the boy was playing on the sidewalk when 49-year-old Victor Ochoa did not see the child and backed his truck out of his driveway, striking the boy.

Officers and Phoenix Fire administered aid to the boy but he was pronounced dead at a local hospital a short time later.

Police say they are still in the early stages of investigation. No charges have been filed against the driver.