- Associated Press - Thursday, July 28, 2016

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Police say a mother and her 3-year-old were struck by a car while crossing a New Jersey street, leaving the child dead.

Plainfield police say they responded around 9 a.m. Wednesday and found the mother and child seriously injured. The child later died at a hospital and the woman remains in critical condition.

Authorities didn’t immediately identify the victims.

Investigators say the driver wasn’t injured and is cooperating with authorities. It’s unclear if the driver will face charges.

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