A 1 1/2-year-old Rochester girl died Saturday after a car backed over her in an Orion Township driveway.
A 42-year-old Orion Township man was backing a 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe down a driveway on Pine Tree Road at 11 a.m., according to a news release from the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. The little girl had moved behind the vehicle; the man did not see her and struck her, according to the release.
The girl was transported to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 12:16 p.m., the news release stated. Alcohol was not a factor in the accident, the news release stated.
Pine Tree Road is between Joslyn and Lapeer roads near Lake Orion. There is an elementary school on the road.