Toddler killed in St. Claude hit-and-run

Toddler killed in St. Claude hit-and-run
Surveillance video captures the suspect vehicle (Source: NOPD)
Surveillance video captures the suspect vehicle (Source: NOPD)
Christian Glover, 2
Christian Glover, 2

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 2-year-old boy is dead following a hit-and-run in the St. Claude neighborhood.

The incident happened around 5:15 p.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of Claiborne Avenue.

Christian Glover, 2, was struck by a pickup truck after running into the street, police say. The driver allegedly stopped and got out of the truck, looking at the child. He then got back into the vehicle and drove off, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The boy was brought to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect vehicle has been described as a white, older model Chevrolet Silverado. Surveillance video captures an image of the truck. The man driving the vehicle is described as an African-American man with a dark complexion. He was wearing a dark blue shirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call NOPD Fatality Investigator Edgar Edwards at 504-658-6208 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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