4-year-old child dies after being hit by car on east side

4-year-old boy hit, killed by car in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Police say a 4-year-old boy has died at Women and Children's Hospital after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening on Buffalo's east side.

The accident happened at Sycamore St. and Fillmore Ave. around 7:20 p.m.

Investigators say it appears the child ran out into the street in front of the vehicle.   We're told the driver who police say hit the boy is cooperating with the investigation.

Officials say the 22-year-old driver has not been charged at this time. 
 
The family has identified the child as Tasfiq Tofa.

 


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