Maui: Toddler struck by SUV dies

Courtesy: Maui News
Courtesy: Maui News

NAPILI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A toddler on Maui is dead after she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning.

Maui police say one-year-old Sophia Vermey was riding her tricycle on a driveway off Hui Road F when she was struck by a neighbor operating a 2000 Toyota 4runner.

The driver of the SUV was identified as a 32-year-old female. She was not injured in the crash.

Vermey was taken to the Maui Memorial Medical Center where she later died from her injuries.

This is Maui County's 13th traffic related fatality for 2010, compared to 20 in 2009.

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