Toddler dead after being hit by vehicle

A toddler is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Okaloosa County Monday afternoon. (MGN)

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A toddler is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Okaloosa County Monday afternoon.

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say Davis Rivera Chavez, 1, was walking near the driveway of a home on Canopy Lane when Graciela Chavez Ramirez, 36, went to turn out of the driveway in her vehicle.

They say Ramirez's vehicle hit Chavez as she drove onto Canopy Lane.

Chavez died from his injuries.

Troopers say charges are pending the investigation.

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