3-year-old dies after being struck by vehicle in Rockville, officials say

A three-year-old boy is dead after police say he was struck by a vehicle in Rockville on Tuesday.

The collision happened in the Sandy Spring Bank parking lot at 611 Rockville Pike near Veirs Mill Road.

Police say the boy, identified as Antonio Martinez Cruz, was crossing the parking lot at around 3:51 p.m. when he was struck by a 2010 Ford Explorer driven by Pedro Zavala Leal, 44.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials say the Cruz was trapped under the vehicle, extricated, then rushed to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Police say Leal remained on the scene following the collision.

An investigation is underway at this time.