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Vehicle backing out of driveway in Bartow kills preschooler on tricycle, police say

BARTOW — Police say a preschooler on a tricycle died Monday after being struck by a vehicle backing out of a driveway.

Officers responded to a trailer park at 1510 E Georgia St. at about 6 p.m. Police said Alex Menendez, who was about two months shy of his third birthday, appeared to have been riding the tricycle in the road.

He was struck by a vehicle driven by Lorenzo Jimenez-Guillen, 53, police said. Both lived at park, and police said the accident took place near the boy's home.

Vehicle backing out of driveway in Bartow kills preschooler on tricycle, police say 03/03/14 [Last modified: Monday, March 3, 2014 10:12pm]
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