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18-month-old girl dies after family member hits her in driveway of Horizon home

Update: Horizon police clarify the child was an 18-month-old girl.

Police officials say the girl had been struck in the driveway of her house by a family member and she died at the scene.

The investigation is still ongoing. Police say they are working closely with the District Attorney's office, and no criminal charges are currently pending.

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) - A two-year-old child was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday evening Horizon City Police confirmed.

It happened about 7:20 p.m. at the 14000 block of Desert Shadow near Eastlake Blvd.

The Special Traffic Investigation unit, Criminal Investigators and El Paso County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the scene.

Sheriff deputies provided traffic control, while STI and the Criminal Investigators gathered evidence and interviewed witnesses. A Horizon Police spokeswoman said the investigators were also working with the District Attorney's office and no criminal charges have been filed yet.

The area is secured and traffic is being diverted while the investigation is ongoing. Residents of the neighborhood do have access in and out to their home through another street, but are advised to remain in their homes.

The identity of the child has not been released. The investigation is ongoing.

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