3-year-old fatally struck by vehicle in Snohomish

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Deputies are investigating after a 3-year-old boy was fatally struck by a vehicle on Thursday afternoon in the city of Snohomish.

Deputies were called before 2 p.m. to the 15000 block of Highway 9 for a tragic incident at a home.

A 3-year-old was playing outside as a vehicle was driving up the driveway and struck the child, deputies said.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Snohomish County medical examiner said the child’s cause of death was due to blunt force trauma and the manner of death an accident.