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.