An accident at a Youngsville daycare has taken the life of a small child, according to our news partners at KATC.

Youngsville Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux tells KPEL this morning (Friday morning) the child got away from the person who was picking up the three children. A mother who had come to the daycare to pick up her child was in the driveway. One of the three children who were in front of the truck was struck and killed.

The mother driving the truck says she never saw the child.

The child died from her injuries after getting hit by the truck.

Authorities continue to investigate.