UPDATE: Vehicle impounded in fatal hit and run

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) We are learning more details about a child hit and killed by a vehicle in Mercer County.

It happened Thursday evening on Route 20 near the intersection of Littlesburg Road.

According to Sheriff Tommy Bailey, the victim was a two-year-old boy. The child was in the roadway alone.

The vehicle, a Toyota minivan, was impounded around 11 p.m. The driver is not in custody and their name is not being released at this time.

Sheriff Bailey said the investigation is ongoing.


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The Mercer Co. Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help tonight in locating a minivan that was involved in a fatal hit and run earlier this evening.

Sheriff Tommy Bailey tells WVVA a child was killed near a church at the intersection of Route 20 and Littlesburg Road.

Bailey says, “according to witnesses it was a dark colored Toyota van with front passenger damage” involved in the hit and run. He adds detectives working the incident were interviewing people this evening around 8 p.m.

We will continue to follow this story as it develops.

If you have any information you can call the Sheriff”s office.

WVVA Staff

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