A 2-year-old child is dead after getting hit by a car in a church parking lot Tuesday night. The incident happened just after 8 p.m. in the parking lot of Righteous Chapel Church, 1709 45th St.
In the investigation, witnesses told authorities that the family member accidentally hit the child. The child got severely injured. This tragic accident cost an innocent 2-year-old child her life. News reports say that the little girl just turned 2. The deputies are doing a possible investigation with the witnesses in the area.
West Palm Beach police said the child was rushed to a hospital in the same vehicle that hit her. Unfortunately due to severe injuries, the child was pronounced dead. According to the reports, traffic homicide investigators remained at the scene late into the night.
However, the names of the child or the family member were not released. There was no word on whether charges will be filed.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact the West Palm Beach Police Department at 561-822-1900.
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