OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a driver has struck and killed a toddler while backing out of the driveway of a suburban Kansas City home.

The Kansas City Star reports that police say the 18-month-old was hit Monday afternoon in Olathe. The child was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police are investigating. The child's name wasn't immediately released. Police say the driver was a family member.

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Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com