A two-year-old child died after being struck by a vehicle on the Saddle Lake First Nations Friday.

According to the St. Paul RCMP’s preliminary investigation, the driver of the vehicle was backing up in a driveway to a Saddle Lake residence when he struck the child. The victim was transported to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.


Due to the young age of the deceased and surrounding circumstances, the names of the people involved are being withheld. Alcohol and speed are not factors in the incident.