UPDATE: 2 brothers hit by car in Cherokee County; 1 child has died

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 1:11pm

Wells — Two brothers were hit by a car driving northbound on CR 2741, according to the Cherokee County Department of Public Safety.

One boy, 12, has died. His brother, a 6-year-old, is being taken to a Shreveport hospital with severe injuries.

No word yet on if there has been any arrests or charges.

Original Report: Cherokee County officials tell Fox 51 an accident involving at least one pedestrian and a vehicle has injured several people.

The crash took place shortly before 1 p.m. on County Road 2741, or Preston Road, near Highway 69 in the city of Wells.

Two children will be flown by helicopter to ETMC-Tyler. If necessary, the children will be sent to a Dallas hospital.

Details are limited at this time.


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