Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death Of Toddler Hit By SUV

ORION TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl who was hit by an SUV backing out of a driveway.

It happened Saturday in Orion Township.

A 42-year old township man was backing his Chevy Tahoe down the driveway when the baby girl from Rochester got in his path.

Officials say the man didn’t see her.

The girl was injured and taken to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak where she was pronounced dead an hour later.

Police say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.

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