Published: Nov 08, 2010 4:53 PM EST
Updated: Nov 08, 2010 1:54 PM EST

THONOTOSASSA, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies say a 17-month old boy was hit and killed by a neighbor's car.

The accident happened Monday morning. Officials say little Ulysiss Franklin and his mother, Shanita Clarrit, were in the driveway of their apartment complex.

Officers say 31-year-old Marcel D. Walsh pulled out of the driveway and did not see the child.

The boy was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Deputies are still investigating the case.