Toddler is Killed by Driver – Driver is Shot Dead After Stopping His Car at the Scene

Toddler is Killed by Driver – Driver is Shot Dead After Stopping His Car at the Scene

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: their toddler runs out into the street and is struck by a car, killing them. When Archie Brown Jr. hit and killed a two-year-old who had done just that — run out into the street — he did the right thing and stopped the car; and for that, he was murdered in cold blood.

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A driver in Milwaukee was fatally shot Sunday afternoon when he stayed on the scene after his van struck and killed a 2-year-old child, Milwaukee police said.

A 15-year-old at the scene was also shot and was taken to a hospital.

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Capt. Timothy Heier reported that the toddler ran into the street at 5:10 p.m. in the 4600 block of N. 48th St., according to a news release.

The driver of the van, a 41-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No suspects are in custody, police said.

It’s horrible — a tragedy on top of another tragedy. And how willing are people in that neighborhood going to be to do the right thing now?

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