Police: Family member runs over, kills Kansas toddler

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OLATHE, Kan. (KAKE) -

Authorities say an 18-month-old boy has died after he was run over by a vehicle in Olathe.

The incident happened shortly after noon in the 17600 block of West 159th Terrace. Olathe police believe a family member was backing out of a driveway when the toddler was struck, KMBC reports. 

The child was rushed to a local hospital where he died. His name was not released.

Police say the incident is a terrible reminder to keep an eye on kids. Additional information was not immediately available. 

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