NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a New York City toddler has died after being struck by a car.
The NYPD says the boy was run down at about 11:30 a.m. Monday after apparently getting away from his mother and running out into traffic onto a Queens street. Police say the child was taken a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.
The victim was identified as 3-year-old Mardichai Yovits.
The 73-year-old woman driving the car remained at the scene until police arrived. She hasn’t been charged.
Police say they’re still investigating.