Cobble Hill child struck and killed in driveway

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Shawnigan Lake RCMP are dealing with a tragedy.

They were called to a report of a child struck in the driveway of a residence on Maynard Avenue in Cobble Hill at 11:45 am Tuesday.

Upon arrival BC Ambulance and Fire rescue were already on scene and attempting lifesaving efforts, however the child succumbed to their injuries.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

RCMP say evidence at this time does not indicate any impairment on part of the driver -- but the collision is still under investigation and Shawnigan Lake RCMP Frontline members are currently being assisted by The Vancouver Island Integrated Collision Analyst and Reconstructionist Services (ICARS) team.

Victim Services is working with the family.

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