A 6-year-old child was injured on Saturday after being hit by a U.S. Postal Service vehicle in Killeen. The child was transported to Baylor Scott &White McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple, an official said on Monday.

“A postal service vehicle was headed eastbound on Spicewood Drive after delivering mail, when the (child), riding a tricycle, entered the roadway in front of the vehicle,” said Ofelia Miramontez, Killeen Police Department spokeswoman.

The accident happened in the 2100 block of Spicewood Drive at approximately 4:08 p.m., she said. 

The Herald is working to learn more on the child’s present condition.

Emily Hilley-Sierzchula is reporter for the Killeen Daily Herald. Reach her at

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