Henderson police say a five-year-old boy was killed when he and his father were hit by a truck as they walked along a street.
Police say it happened about 1:15 p.m. as Richard Stokes, 22, and his son, Jayden Stokes, were walking in the 600 block of of E. Montgomery St.
According to police, a GMC truck driven by Vincent Gregory, 47, left the roadway, jumped a curb, hit a telephone pole, then hit Stokes and his son. The boy was pronounced dead at the hospital. His father and the driver were also injured.
Henderson police said Sunday night that charges have been filed against Gregory. Charges include felony death by motor vehicle, assault inflicting serious injury by a motor vehicle, driving while impaired, and driving while license revoked. Gregory was being held in the Vance County jail on $1,001,000 secured bond.
Henderson police say the State Highway Patrol is helping investigate.