DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating after a four-year-old child was struck and killed by a car on Saturday.
According to a press release, it happened on US-224, just east of the Deerfield circle around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Troopers report a woman had pulled over along the side of the road and was standing outside the vehicle with her son.
The boy then walked into the road and was hit by a passing SUV. He later died at the hospital.
The other driver was not hurt and remained on scene during the investigation.