5-year-old Medford boy killed after being hit by pickup truck

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GRANT COUNTY, Okla. – A 5-year-old Medford boy was killed after being hit by a pickup on Tuesday evening.

Around 4:15 p.m., emergency crews were called to a private drive just north of Pond Creek.

Investigators say a pickup truck driven by an 85-year-old man was driving along a private drive when he accidentally hit the boy.

Troopers say the 5-year-old boy was sitting on the downward slope of the drive.

Sadly, the boy was pronounced dead at an area hospital. The victim’s name has not been released.