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WALDORF, Md. (WUSA9) -- Charles County Sheriff's Office said a one-year-old was who was struck by a car Sunday afternoon has died. Authorities have identified the child.

The victim has been idenitified as Nathanial J. Penn.

The accident happened after 4 p.m. along the 10000 block of Lyles Place, a private roadway in Waldorf.

Family members took the child to a nearby firehouse, where paramedics provided immediate care. Paramedics then took the child to a hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The accident is under investigation.

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