A 2-year-old boy was fatally struck by a dump truck in Stanhope Monday morning, authorities said.
Responding Stanhope and Byram officers found two passing drivers conducting CPR on the toddler around 10:40 a.m., on Route 206 northbound near Acorn Street, Stanhope Police Sgt. William Heater said.
Police assisted with CPR until the Lakeland Emergency Squad arrived and took the boy to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Heater said.
The dump truck driver wasn't detained, Heater said.
The roadway was closed until 4 p.m. or so for the ongoing investigation, police said.
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