Elderly Man Strikes Toddler with Car, Mother Hospitalized

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A 72-year-old man has been arrested for the death of a 3-year-old boy. Brownsville Police arrested Gustavo Muñoz on July 13, 2017.

Police say Muñoz veered off the roadway near Padre Island Highway and McKenzie Road. Munoz hit the toddler and his mother who were walking nearby.

The child died at the hospital. His mother remains in critical condition. Muñoz will be charged for Criminal Negligent Homicide and Aggravated Assault causing Serious Bodily Injury.

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