According to Orange police Capt. W.C. Smith, a woman and a two year old child were hit while crossing MacArthur Dr., at about 6:35 pm Wednesday.

Police responded to the call to find that the woman and her daughter were crossing the street when a west bound vehicle struck them.

Both victims were transported to Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in orange, where the child was later pronounced deceased. The woman was believed to have non-life threatening injuries.

Both victims are residents of Orange.

The driver of the vehicle was questioned and released, although an investigation is ongoing at this time.