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Police identify toddler killed by vehicle backing out of Olathe driveway

Toddler dies after being hit by vehicle backing out of driveway

An 18-month-old child died after being hit by a vehicle backing out of driveway of an Olathe home in the area of West 159th Terrace and South Stagecoach Drive shortly after noon Monday.
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An 18-month-old child died after being hit by a vehicle backing out of driveway of an Olathe home in the area of West 159th Terrace and South Stagecoach Drive shortly after noon Monday.

Police have identified 18-month-old Mishael Kirimi as the toddler killed when hit by a vehicle backing out of the driveway of a home Monday in Olathe.

A family member was backing of the driveway when the vehicle struck Mishael, police said. The child was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The accident happened shortly after noon in the 17600 block of West 159th Terrace, which is near West 159th Terrace and South Stagecoach Drive.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb
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