Child dies after being hit by car on Westpark at South Gessner in west Houston, police say

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SkyEye video shows the driver of a silver Toyota 4-runner stopped after the incident as Houston police investigate the scene.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A child died after being hit by a car Thursday morning in west Houston, police said.

The crash happened at about 9 a.m. in the 10000 block of Westpark Drive at South Gessner Road.

Police said the driver of a silver Toyota 4-runner stayed at the scene after the incident.

SkyEye video shows two Houston police patrol units blocking the intersection.

The child was rushed to Texas Children's Hospital but later died, according to police.

An investigation is ongoing, and there is no word on any charges at this time.