Young child struck and killed by vehicle in Richland Hills

The Richland Hills Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving a small child.

Emergency responders with Richland Hills FD and PD were called to a house in the 3400 block of Popplewell Street this evening with regard to a small child struck and run over by a vehicle.

Richland Hills Medic 291 transported the young child to Cook Children’s, but unfortunately he passed away. The Medical Examiner has identified the victim as a 1-year-old male.

Reports indicate the child was accidentally run over by a family member.

No other details have been released at this time.