FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – A 37-year-old mother has died after she and her 6-year-old son were struck by a car while walking to school in Sienna Plantation Thursday morning.
According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, it happened at Nueces Creek and Sienna Ranch.
The woman has been identified as Lisa Smith, deputies said. Her son is in stable condition.
Update to the auto/ped that occurred in Sienna this morning. Lisa Smith, 37 has passed away. 6-yr old child is stable, not life threatening.— Major Chad Norvell (@chad_norvell) October 19, 2017
The incident is about two blocks away from Schiff Elementary School.
The driver stayed at the scene and very shaken up, deputies said.
“Anytime you strike a person, especially a child involved, I can't imagine how she feels right now. Horrible for anyone,” Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls said.