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Man in SUV hits, kills his young child in southwest Denver driveway

Police investigate traffic death of child in southwest Denver. May 7, 2014

Police investigate traffic death of child in southwest Denver. May 7, 2014

DENVER — Police were investigating the traffic death of a young child in southwest Denver late Wednesday night.

Channel 2’s Mark Meredith reports the child’s father was driving an SUV when he hit and killed the 2 to 3-year-old in a driveway. It happened in the 2400 block of South Utica Street.

Police said the toddler died at the scene. They are calling the incident an accident.