Police: 2-year-old boy killed in Tampa crash

Tampa, Florida -- A 2-year-old boy was killed in a vehicle accident Thursday night in the area of 7th Avenue and Scott Street, according to Tampa police.

Demetrick Lindsey was hit by a city of Tampa Water Department vehicle at 1015 Lilly Court in the Tampa Park Apartments complex.

The boy was being held in the arms of his caretaker in front of his home, when he got free and went into the street.

Police said the toddler darted into the street, but even though the driver was going slow, they were unable to stop in time.

Demetrick was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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