A father and child were both hit by a vehicle Tuesday in Pasco County, and the child later died, stated the Florida Highway Patrol.

  • Child ran in front of truck, FHP says
  • Father tried to save him, was also hit
  • FHP troopers still investigating

The FHP said the the incident happened at Moog Road and Morley Drive.

A child about 18 months old ran into the path of a 2012 Chevy county truck and was hit. The child's father ran after the child and was also hit by the truck.

The child died at a local hospital. The father was listed in stable condition at Bayonet Hospital.

The FHP did not state what type of county vehicle it was or which department it came from. 

We'll post more details as they become available.