Police say 3-year-old Carlos Gonzales was hit by a pickup truck near the 8900 block of University Avenue Thursday night around 9:30 p.m.
The child was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead an hour later.
Police tell us the driver, Michelle Gomez, 47, was backing up when the child got away from his mother and ran across the parking lot.
Police say alcohol was not a factor and no charges have been filed.
The investigation into this incident will continue on Monday.
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