COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A young child died after a traffic accident in Commerce City on Thursday night, police said.
Commerce City Police said officers were investigating a fatal traffic accident that happened in the 7700 block of Highway 2.
Commander Dennis Flynn said the accident occurred around 7:30 p.m. He said the driver of a truck, an early 2000s Chevy Silverado, stayed on the scene of the accident and is cooperating with investigators.
The truck traveled about 10 feet and hit a child that was younger than 5, Flynn said.
The department's Crash Reconstruction Team is conducting an investigation at the scene.
In the news release, police said, "Contributing factors to the accident are still being determined but it does not appear speeding was involved."
The name of the child hasn't been released.
This is a developing situation. This article will be updated as information is confirmed.
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