UPDATE: 6-year-old boy struck and killed in Milwaukee - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

UPDATE: 6-year-old boy struck and killed in Milwaukee

Posted: Updated:
MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- A 911 call came in to Milwaukee police just after 7:00 Thursday morning from the area of 41st and North Avenue, to report a child had been struck by a vehicle.

Our affiliate, WISN-TV states a family friend said a mother was walking her six-year-old son to the bus stop when a car slid up onto the sidewalk, striking the child.

Authorities said the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the car, a Milwaukee woman, remained at the scene and is cooperating in the investigation.

********
MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Authorities say a child has been struck and killed in Milwaukee.

Our affiliate, WISN-TV reports a boy under the age of 10 died after being hit by a vehicle on the city's north side.

Police were called to the scene just after 7 a.m. Thursday.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.