1-year-old struck by vehicle dies

By Special to the American Press

A 1-year-old struck by a vehicle on Saturday has died, Lake Charles

Police announced in a news release.

The boy died at 2:28 p.m. Monday at

The Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, Sgt. Richard Harrell said.

The

child’s father was backing out of a driveway on Louisiana Ave. when he

struck the child, Harrell said.

The father and mother brought the boy to

Memorial Hospital, from where he was transferred to New Orleans.