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Police: 8-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle in Buffalo

Posted at 10:59 PM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 18:23:57-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police say an 8-year-old child has died after being hit by a vehicle in the 100 block of Congress Street Monday night.

Police say the incident happened just before 9 p.m. and the child who has now been identified as Livinus Dusabumuremyi died on the way to the hospital.

His parents tell 7 Eyewitness News he was a sweet, intelligent young boy and it was a tragic accident.

Officials say the driver is cooperating and submitted a blood test, they do not believe the driver was speeding and the child ran into the street.