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Toddler Killed After Motorized Bike Pulled Into Street

Columbus police say a toddler was killed and two more children were seriously hurt late Wednesday when the motorized bike they were riding collided with a pickup truck. The accident reportedly happened on Taylor Ave, near I-670 on the North Side as the children were pulling out of an alley into a street. The boy killed was identified as two-year-old Deandre Pruitt. The 11-year-old driving the motorized bike and a 9-year-old passenger were hospitalized with serious injuries. The truck driver was unharmed and is not expected to face charges.