COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A 9-year-old child is dead after being hit by a car on the east side of Columbus Tuesday afternoon.
According to Columbus police, the crash happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. on the 400 block of South Napoleon Avenue, when the child ran into the street as the vehicle was traveling northbound.
The child was taken to Children’s Hospital, where the child was pronounced dead at 5:13 p.m.
Police said the driver did stay on the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.