SPRINGFIELD, Ky. (WDRB) – An 18-month-old child was killed Sunday in what investigators call a tragic accident.

Springfield Police say the toddler, Christopher Alexander Garian from Bardstown, was in Springfield celebrating Easter with his parents and other family when he was hit by a vehicle that was backing out of a driveway on Covington Avenue around 4 p.m.

The child was taken to Springview Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The accident remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Department.

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