Child Dies In SE OKC Auto-Ped

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 5:30 pm

Oklahoma City police are working a fatal auto-ped involving a child in Southeast Oklahoma City, Sunday evening. 

According to officials, the accident took place near Southeast 44th Street and South Hiwassee Road. 

When officers arrived at the scene it was a heartbreaking site. 

"We did discover that its going to be a fatality auto-pedestrian accident. As of right now our victim is going to be a juvenile," said Sgt. Jeff Dutton. 

A young child was struck by the car. Police say the driver stopped and is cooperating. 

"As far as this investigation goes today there have been no arrests made. Of course, obviously the investigation is going to be ongoing for quite a while now," said Dutton. 

Until the investigation work is done, police are keeping the details, including the identities of the driver and child private. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 9 for updates as information becomes available. 

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