Toddler in Texas killed under baby sitter's care

MGN Online

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) - Police said a 2-year-old boy struck and killed by a vehicle near an Interstate 35 frontage road in Central Texas had been in a baby sitter's care while his parents were out.

Temple police said officers responding early Sunday to the call about a fatal accident were told someone was calling to report a missing child. An officer went to the home where the call originated, obtained a photo of the child and sent a copy to officers at the accident scene about two blocks away.

They confirmed it was the child reported missing.

Police said Monday the baby sitter last saw the boy about 1 a.m. The missing person call came in shortly after 2 a.m.

The names of those involved have not yet been released. Police said the investigation is continuing.

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