2-year-old hit and killed in Woodland parking lot

Police-lightsWOODLAND, CA – A 2-year-old boy was killed today after being struck by a car in a shopping center parking lot.

Woodland Police, along with fire and ambulance personnel, responded to the Bel Air Shopping Center at 1885 E. Gibson Road in Woodland on Thursday, after receiving a call about a vehicle hitting a small child.

When officers arrived they found a 2-year-old boy lying next to a Red 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee at the west entrance of the Bel Air Shopping Center. The child was transported to the U.C. Davis Medical Center where he later died.

The driver of the  vehicle was identified as 67-year-old Kathleen Parker from Woodland.

According to Woodland police it appears to be an ‘unfortunate unintentional’ traffic accident.

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Area of tragic accident.

The case is being investigated by the Woodland Police Department’s Traffic Division.

The identity of the child was not be released due to his age.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident in encouraged to contact the Woodland Police Department Traffic Division at 530-661-7880


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