Child hit by Jeep in Carolina Beach has died from injuries

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CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The child who was hit by a vehicle in Carolina Beach has died from her injuries.

The child and a woman were hit around 10:15 a.m. at the corner of Lake Park Blvd. and Cape Fear Blvd.

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Witnesses saw the woman and what appeared to be a baby or toddler lying in the street.

According to a news release from Carolina Beach Police, emergency responders rendered aid to the woman and little girl.

The woman and child were transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for further treatment. Police say after advanced lifesaving medical treatment, the child later succumbed to the injuries and died. The identities of the victims are not being released at this time



We’ll have more information as it becomes available about the woman’s condition and whether or not the driver will be charged.