Mississippi toddler dies after being struck by vehicle Sunday

Published 12:02 pm Monday, April 22, 2024

A two-year-old Mississippi girl has died after being struck by a vehicle Sunday morning.

WTVA News in Tupelo reports that officials from the Lee County Coroner’s Office say the girl was struck by a vehicle on Third Avenue in Saltillo at approximately 10 a.m. Sunday, April 21.

The child was taken to a Tupelo hospital and then flown to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, where the child later died.

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The name of the child has not been released.

The Saltillo Police Department is investigating the crash.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the incident was likely an accident. No arrests have been made in the case.