FORT HOOD — Special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command are investigating the death of a Fort Hood soldier’s 2-year-old, said Col. Matthew Elledge, Fort Hood Garrison commander.

The child was reportedly struck by a vehicle on post. No other information was released Monday “to protect the integrity of the investigation.”

“Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends who were impacted by this tragic event,” Elledge said.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here. You can contact Rose L. Thayer at rthayer@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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