One child died Saturday from injuries suffered when he was run over by a vehicle near the entrance to the Tucker Walmart and a second child was seriously injured when she was run over, police said.
According to DeKalb County Police, a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old were standing with their mother at the entrance to the Walmart on Pleasantdale Road and Tucker Norcross Road around 5 p.m. waiting to cross the road. WSB TV reports the driver pulled up to the stop sign, then proceeded to turn onto Tucker Norcross Road. As he did, his vehicle ran over both of the children.
Both children were taken to Scottish Rite Hospital, where the 2-year-old boy later died. The 4-year-old girl is expected to recover.
Police are now looking for the driver of the vehicle, described as a small, older model white truck with a camper on the back.