LANCASTER, S.C. — A 1-year-old child has died after being struck by a vehicle Monday evening at a Lancaster apartment complex parking lot, according to police.
Police responded to Frank L. Roddey Homes, located on E. Arch Street, around 7 p.m. after reports of a child being hit by a vehicle. Upon arrival, police found Lancaster County EMS was rendering aid to the child.
According to witnesses, the child walked in front of a vehicle as the driver was attempting to leave the parking lot. EMS transported the child to MUSC Health-Lancaster. The child was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.
This is still an active investigation by the Lancaster Police Department and the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office.
No additional information has been provided at this time.
Anyone with information on this incident or any other investigation should contact the Lancaster Police Department at (803) 283-1171, the Special Operations Unit at (803) 283-1174 or the Anonymous Tip Line (803) 289-6040.