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Toddler killed after being hit by vehicle in Fort Walton Beach

TPD investigates fatal crash involving pedestrian
Posted at 8:04 PM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 20:04:16-04

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. — A 1-year-old child was killed after being hit by a vehicle in Okaloosa County Monday afternoon.

Davis Chavez died from his injuries sustained in the accident.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place at about 12:13 p.m. Monday. Chavez was walking near the driveway of a home on Canopy Lane when the driver of a vehicle went to turn out of the driveway in her vehicle.

FHP states the driver's vehicle hit Chavez as she drove onto Canopy Lane.

FHP says charges are pending an investigation.