4-year-old struck by vehicle in Assumption Parish

ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A 4-year-old child has died after being struck by a vehicle in Assumption Parish.

The incident was reported just after 11:30 a.m. Monday morning in the 100 block of Cousin Street. Sheriff Mike Waguespack says that a child was hit by a car on private property.

Sheriffs say that a vehicle was pulling into a residence and did not see the child. The 4-year-old was transported to Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City with life threatening injuries. The child succumbed to these injuries at the hospital, police say.

No charges have been filed at this time. The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate.

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