A driver has turned himself in after fatally hitting a 6-year-old with his car in Southeast, D.C. on Wednesday night, according to DC police.
The child was hit in the 5300 block of Livingston Rd SE around 8:30 p.m. The child was taken to a local hospital where police say he later died.
Police say it was a hit and run but shortly after the driver flagged down Prince George's County police near the D.C. and county line around 8:45 p.m. and turned himself in.
The child has been identified as 6-year-old Xavier Luckey of Southeast, D.C.
Chief Newsham gives update on hit and run investigation in the 5300 blk Livingston Road, Southeast https://t.co/wYBeHkYOJ9— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) May 18, 2017