2 year old dies in parking lot accident

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LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) -- A 2-year-old boy died when he was struck by an SUV in a shopping center parking lot in Littleton.

Littleton police are releasing few details about the accident that happened Saturday morning. KMGH-TV reports that witnesses say the boy was at the Aspen Grove Shopping Center to get his picture taken with family when an SUV driven by a woman struck him.

Witness Allison Orchard told the station that bystanders rushed to help as the boy's mother held her son until paramedics arrived. The driver of the SUV also was screaming.

Littleton police say the boy was transported to a hospital where he died a short time after the accident.

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