A four-year-old child has passed away after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening in Barton.

According to New York State Police, they responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian just before 5 p.m. on Old Barton Road. An investigation determined the child was riding a tricycle in her driveway before entering the roadway.

77-year-old Gloria D. Phillips of Barton was driving on Old Barton Road when the child entered the roadway in front of her. Phillips could not avoid the child and struck her. Police say the child passed away at the scene.

The investigation is on-going.