Toddler Dies After Being Hit by Car in East Hartford

By Wire Reports and Marina Cinami
|  Monday, Oct 21, 2013  |  Updated 3:21 PM EDT
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Toddler Dies After Being Hit by Car in East Hartford

A 2-year-old boy died after being struck by a vehicle that was backing out of a driveway in East Hartford on Saturday and police have identified the driver as a resident of the house.

The boy was playing with other children outside a home on Morris Court on Saturday afternoon when he was struck by the vehicle. He later died at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford.

The boy's name hasn't been released.

Authorities said the driver of the vehicle, William Troy Johnson, 42, remained at the scene and was questioned by police.

The accident remains under investigation. No charges have been filed.

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