3-year-old child killed while playing in road

Tuesday evening at approximately 5:36 p.m. the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a motor vehicle v. pedestrian collision in Castro County.

According to DPS, a 3-year-old child was playing in the roadway when a pickup towing a utility trailer was traveling east on FM 1524. The truck tried to avoid the child but when into a sid skid into a ditch causing the utility trailer to hit the child.

DPS said, the child later died from injuries received in the crash. DPS is investigating the incident.