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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Waltham fatality

WALTHAM

A Watertown infant was struck and killed by a 2002 Ford pickup truck this morning at Stearns Hill Road in Waltham, police said.

Waltham Police Lieutenant Joe Brooks said police and fire responded to the scene, where they found the 22 month-old male lying in the road. The child's name was not released.

The infant and his mother were rushed to the Newton Wellesley Hospital in Newton, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the truck was not injured. The accident is being investigated by the Waltham Police Accident Reconstruction Team.

-- Globe City & Region Desk

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