Toddler Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle in Driveway

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Whatcom County, WA – The Washington State Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Tiopi Loop Road in Whatcom County around 8:00 p.m. on June 2nd, 2017.

According to a press release from the Washington State Patrol, a 63-year old Bellingham woman was backing out of a driveway in the 4300 block of Tiopi Loop Road  in a 2002 Mercedes-Benz when she failed to see a 1-year old juvenile playing in the driveway. The juvenile was struck and died as a result of her injuries.

The driver and a 26-year old male passenger in the vehicle were not injured.

Drugs or alcohol were not suspected in the accident.

Next of Kin was notified by the Whatcom County Family Support/Lumi Nation.

The cause of the crash is listed as inattention and charges are pending.

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Chris Nelson
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