Two Year Old Killed in Hit and Run in Jerome [Update]
JEROME, Idaho (KLIX)- A two year old boy was hit and killed in a hit-and-run Friday afternoon in Jerome.
According to Idaho State Police the toddler was hit while crossing 21st Avenue around 6:20pm, just west of Tiger Drive. Witnesses told police that they believe the vehicle that struck the boy was a black Dodge four door pickup.
The pickup had a silver tool box in the bed. Two Hispanic males may have been in the pickup at the time but did not stop. If you have any information about this crash contact Idaho State Police at 208-736-3060.
UPDATE (9/13/14): According to Idaho State Police a suspect has been identified and charges are pending. However, names at this time have not been released. The investigation is ongoing at this time in cooperation with Jerome Prosecutors Office.