3-year-old child riding tricycle passes away after vehicle hits her in Land O' Lakes

(Pasco Fire Rescue)

A young girl has passed away after being hit by a car in Land O’ Lakes, troopers said.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 3-year-old Remington Solano was riding her tricycle in her neighborhood. Before 7 p.m., she was heading east on Torvest Court in the middle of the roadway. Around the same time, a 39-year-old male driver began reversing from a driveway in the 17000 block. 

That’s when his vehicle collided with the child, troopers said. Solano was taken to St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital where she later died.

The driver had a 9-year-old female passenger in his vehicle. Neither were injured, troopers said. The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed.