LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – Las Cruces Police responded to a fatal pedestrian crash Sunday evening at Veterans Memorial Park. Police say a male driving a lifted Chevrolet truck was parked in a parking stall at the park. As the driver was pulling out, he struck an 18-month-old female child.


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According to police, the child was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the truck remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators. The crash remains under investigation.