GRAND PRAIRIE, TX – A driver was arrested in connection with a crash that killed a child in Grand Prairie on Saturday evening.

According to the Dallas Morning News, the incident took place on Regency Drive near State Highway 360, where a 6-year-old boy crossing the street towards a parking lot at about 6 p.m. was hit by a Chevy sport utility vehicle.

The victim was pronounced dead later after being taken to an area hospital.

Police believe the driver of the SUV, 35-year-old Herschel Pearson, was driving drunk at the time and he is now facing a charge of intoxication manslaughter.

The incident remains under investigation.

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