Two kids die after being struck by a car while playing mini golf with parents

Vehicle runs into mini golf course in Florida killing four-year-old boy and six-year-old girl...

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Sun, 6 Dec 2020
Two kids die after being struck by a car while playing mini golf with parents

Two children aged four and six were hit by a car and tragically killed while playing mini golf at the Coconut Creek Family Fun Park with their parents in Panama City, Florida, on Friday. 

According to a report in Panama City News Herald, one of the kids died at the scene and the other passed away in hospital. 

 

 

Reports claim a vehicle crashed into the mini golf course and struck the two children at around 3.30pm on Friday.

According to Panama City Beach police officials, the driver of the Chevy Silverado that struck the children has been identified as Scott Donaldson of Panama City Beach.

 

 

PCB police say the investigation has been handed over to the traffic homicide unit.

Officials have confirmed the family is from Louisville, Kentucky.

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It has not yet been made clear what caused the driver to veer off the road and into the golf course.

The eastbound lanes of Front Beach Road were blocked off after the incident, officers confirmed. 

Police said an investigation is being carried out by the traffic homicide unit to identify the cause of the crash.

Debbie Ward, public information officer at city of Panama City Beach, said charges were pending.