5-year-old dies after being hit by truck in Gloucester County driveway

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GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A 5-year-old boy died Wednesday in Gloucester County after being hit by a truck that was backing up in a driveway. 

Virginia State Police say the accident happened around 5:20 p.m. in the 12000 block of George Washington Memorial Highway. 

Troopers say the driver of a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado was backing up in a driveway on private property when the truck struck the child. The boy was taken to Walter Reed Hospital, but later died from his injuries. 

Family members have been notified, according to police. 

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