2-year-old fatally hit by vehicle outside Aurora wedding venue

AURORA, Colo. — A 2-year-old child was killed after being hit by a driver in a parking lot on Saturday night, the Aurora Police Department said.

The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of North Tower Road, police said.

The child was left unattended at a wedding venue, police said. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the child was not released.

Police said alcohol was not involved and the driver is not expected to face charges.

Police say the results of the investigation will be sent to the district attorney’s office to determine if the child’s parents should face charges.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story stated the child was 3 years old, based on information from authorities. A coroner’s report said the child was actually 2 years old. This information has been corrected. 

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