VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Police say a two-year-old died following a hit-and-run on Mar. 10 in Virginia Beach.
According to police, officers responded to a crash involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian at the intersection of First Colonial Road and Southall Drive.
In an update from police Thursday afternoon, a preliminary investigation showed that the driver of the pickup truck failed to yield when making a right turn at a red light and struck the two-year-old who was crossing the street with family members.
Police say the child was taken to a local hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.
The driver of the truck, identified as 77-year-old Raul Santiago, left the scene but was quickly located by police.
Santiago was arrested and charged with felony hit and run with injury.
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