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.

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

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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.

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Police say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.