Child struck, killed by vehicle in Arlington

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving a child struck by a vehicle in southeast Arlington.

Around 8:30PM last night, Arlington FD, PD, and EMS responded to a child struck by a vehicle in the 800 block of Blue Sky Drive.

An 8-year-old female child attempted to cross the street when she was overrun by a passing vehicle. She was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased.

The driver stopped at the scene to render aid and is cooperating with investigators. He was released by investigators. No excessive speed or driver impairment was reported.

The accident remains under investigation.