PORT HOPE, Ont. — Provincial police say a child has died and another was injured after they were hit by a vehicle in rural southern Ontario.
The incident happened on a country road in Port Hope yesterday morning just after 8:05 a.m.
Ontario Provincial Police Const. Kimberly Johnson says the siblings were waiting for a school bus when the vehicle hit them.
A 12-year-old boy died at the scene and his 10-year-old sister was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre for treatment.
Police say they are still investigating the incident.
Johnson says the tragedy has been difficult for entire community to grapple with.