MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee police say a toddler being held by her mother has died after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver.
Police say the 21-year-old mother was in a crosswalk with her 18-month-old daughter when they were struck by a rental truck on the city's south side Wednesday afternoon.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the driver kept going and was eventually stopped by police. The 26-year-old Milwaukee man was taken into custody.
Police say the child died. The mother was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.
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