4-year-old dead, another child critical in NYC hit-and-run near school

One chid is dead and the other is seriously injured after a hit-and-run crash in Brooklyn Monday morning.

According to WPIX, two children, ages 4 and 6, were hit by at a vehicle at about 9 a.m. Monday. Both children were taken to a hospital but the 4-year-old boy has since been pronounced dead. The 6-year-old boy remains in critical condition.

Police are reportedly interviewing the driver of a blue minivan that reportedly left the scene after the crash, but have not said is that person is the main suspect in the hit-and-run.

The fatal incident took place around the corner from a public school, but it is unclear if the victims were students there.

This is a developing story. CrimeOnline will provide further updates when more information is available.

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