Police: Utah toddler dies after run over by relative in accident

Posted at 12:25 PM, Oct 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-10 14:30:52-04

LEHI, Utah – A family is in mourning after a relative hit a toddler with a van at a Lehi home Thursday night.

Officials said a 15-month-old girl was playing in the yard when a family member accidentally hit the child while driving away from the home.

Authorities found the toddler in critical condition and called in a medical helicopter but it was too late.

The toddler died at the scene.

Officials said they are investigating this case as an accident.