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.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Fighting for Inclusion, Detroit's Place in Civil Rights History
A 42-year old township man was backing his Chevy Tahoe down the driveway when the baby girl from Rochester got in his path.READ MORE: Karen Carter, and Others Metro Detroiters Chipped In To Help Salvation Army’s Bed and Bread Radiothon
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.MORE NEWS: Granholm Confirmed By Senate To Be Next Energy Secretary
Police say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.