1-year-old killed after wandering onto Texas highway

ATHENS - ATHENS, Texas -- A 1-year-old was killed late Sunday night after wandering into a busy roadway near Athens.

According to a DPS preliminary crash report, the accident happened around 9 p.m. Sunday night on Highway 175 east, near Athens. The child wandered away from a nearby residence and into the roadway, and was struck by Honda Civic, driven by 30-year-old Vu Pham of Garland. 

The child, 1-year-old Santiago Sanchez, did not survive.

The investigation is on-going.

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