Boy Struck By Car In Texas Shopping Center Parking Lot Dies

HOUSTON (January 18, 2014) A 3-year-old boy died after a car struck him in the parking lot of a strip shopping center in Houston, authorities said.

The accident happened Friday afternoon.

The boy was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The woman who was driving the car that struck him initially left the scene, but later returned, police said.

She did not appear to be intoxicated and was questioned at the scene and later released, police said.

No charges have been filed, but the deadly accident is under investigation.