Child killed by car in Madison County
DeRuyter (WSYR-TV) – A 4-year-old girl was crossing the street to return home when she was hit by a car and killed on Friday afternoon in Madison County.
The county’s 911 service confirmed that emergency crews were sent to Dugway Road in the town of DeRuyter around 5:57 p.m.
According to State Police, young Martha Miller was crossing a section of road that leaves oncoming traffic with an obstructed view.
The child was one of 14 in the family.
Police say three males were in the Toyota Avalon involved in the incident. There is no sign that alcohol or drugs played a role.
The early investigation indicates the accident was a result of pedestrian error.
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