Child Dead After Struck by Vehicle Saturday Afternoon

Published 08/02 2014 08:42PM

Updated 08/02 2014 09:26PM

LUBBOCK, TX -- A toddler died after being struck by a vehicle Saturday, about 2:00 pm, near 23rd Street and Avenue J.  

Mikaly Leyva, 2, was crossing the street when she was run over by a 2008 Nissan Armada.  Police said it was driven by a 14-year-old girl who had two 8-year-old children with her in the vehicle. 

Mikaly was taken by EMS to University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.  The official account from police did not say if the driver would be cited. 

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