Coroner identifies 4-year-old boy killed by pickup truck

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office identified a 4-year-old boy who died after he was hit by a pickup truck Monday evening in Harrison Twp.

Mariano Padilla, 4, of Medway, died following the accident on Keenan Avenue.

Coroner Kent Harshbarger has not determined the cause or manner of death at this time.

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Crews were called around 6 p.m. to a report of a child hit by a vehicle in the 2800 block of Keenan Avenue west of the intersection with Webster Street, according to a release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Dispatch records indicate the child suffered a head injury. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck stopped following the accident and is cooperating with investigators.

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The driver said “he did everything he could to stop,” according to dispatch records.

There has been no determination of fault or cause for the crash at this time, and the accident remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office traffic services unit.

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