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Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2012 10:03 am | Updated: 12:25 am, Sat Mar 31, 2012.

LANDERS — A 2-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle at a residence Wednesday morning, March 28, in the 61500 block of Burke Road near the Marine Corps base border.

William Treas, 59, of Landers, was driving a pickup truck and trailer on his property at about 9:15 a.m. when his 2-year-old child walked between the truck and trailer, the California Highway Patrol reports. The trailer struck the child, causing fatal injuries.

California Highway Patrol officers, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department and Morongo Basin Ambulance responded. The child was pronounced dead at the scene.

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