Two boys killed by truck while walking in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two boys are dead after being hit by a delivery truck while walking with their father to a nearby daycare center Wednesday morning in Charlotte.

Police said the children were 1 and 5 years old. They were pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital.

The names of the children were not immediately released. No other injuries were reported.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and the North Carolina Highway Patrol are conducting an investigation.

Credit: The Associated Press.