Crowley Police investigating tragic accident

CROWLEY – Crowley Police are investigating a traffic accident, which occurred shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Monday on American Legion Drive within the city of Crowley. As a result of the accident, a four year old youth was struck by an on coming vehicle. The youth was transported to a local hospital where the child was pronounced deceased.

Traffic fatality investigators with the Crowley Police Department are currently investigating the accident. Names of those involved in the accident will not be released until the investigation is complete.

Unofficial reports indicate that the child ran into the path of the vehicle and the driver attempted to miss the child, but was unable to.

Alcohol is not believed to be involved in this accident.

Follow up information shall be made available as it is able to be released.

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