PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Lots of children are fascinated by big trucks and Saturday, some local kids got to see them up close.

The Junior League of Pittsburgh hosted its sixth annual “Touch a Truck” event in the Strip District.

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Children got the opportunity to touch and see more than 30 trucks, including bulldozers, fire trucks, semi-trucks and other vehicles.

The family of 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh, who was tragically killed at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium last November, was also in attendance. They were taking toy truck donation for “Trucks for Maddox,” which was started in honor of Derkosh who loved trucks.

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“All of us that are a part of this want to see smiles on the children’s faces,” spokesperson Teri Kemp said.

The truck donations will go to 13 local charities.

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