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Two-year-old killed after being struck by vehicle

A young child was killed Saturday after being struck by a vehicle in Sumter County.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the 2-year-old was hit by a 2009 Chevrolet Lumina, approximately 5 miles west of York along Sumter County Road 2. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

ALEA said the incident is still under investigation and that no other details are available at this time.

(This article originally appeared in the Wednesday, August 1 issue of the Demopolis Times.)