COLUMBUS, Ohio — A child is dead after they were struck by a vehicle in east Columbus Sunday evening, according to the Columbus Division of Police.
Police said that the incident happened around 7 p.m. in the 2000 block of East 6th Avenue. A Ford pickup truck was stopped at a residence and multiple children exited the vehicle.
As the vehicle was pulling away from the residence, a child ran in front of the truck and was hit.
The child was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital and was later pronounced dead at 7:56 p.m.
The Accident Investigation Unit is investigating the incident.