Child dies after being struck by car

April 19, 2009 8:22:40 AM PDT
A 2 year-old boy died on Saturday night after being hit by a car on the South Side.The accident happened about 5 p.m. when police say a car struck the boy in an alley on the 7200- block of South Sacramento.

Adrian Carranza was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital. Staphanie Ratliff, 40, was cited for striking a pedestrian without exercising due caution.