ALACHUA, FL – Police say a pedestrian accident in Alachua Friday morning left a child dead, according to WGFL.
The incident occurred in the 15400 block of Hipp Way near Criswell Park at about 7 a.m. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office notified local police that a child had been struck by a car.
Responding officers found the injured victim, a 5-year-old boy. He was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.