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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Two children walking with their mother in Delaware Park were struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon.

Police say the vehicle went off the 198 and struck the children.

The 4 year-old boy was taken to Sister’s Hospital and died from his injuries. The 5 year-old girl is currently in critical condition in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Children’s Hospital.

Buffalo Police say that witnesses were attempting to help the children when crews arrived to the scene.

Delaware Park

The driver of the vehicle is in police custody and cooperating with police. The driver was not given a field sobriety test at the scene.


We will update this story when more information is made available.