4-Year-Old Boy Jumps Out of Car Just After His Father’s Funeral. In the Next Instant the Unimaginable Happens.

Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A 4-year-old southeastern Pennsylvania boy is dead after police said he was hit by a van just after his father’s funeral.

Police in Chester said Carder Brown had just exited a car when he was hit by a van Saturday evening. Investigators said the boy jumped from the back seat after seeing his mother standing outside.

(Image source: WTXF-TV)

Carder Brown (Image source: WTXF-TV)

The little boy was rushed to a hospital and died.

Family and police said funeral services for Carder’s father had been held a few hours earlier. Derrick Brown was shot and killed last week.

Derrick Brown (Image source: WXTF-TV)
Derrick Brown (Image source: WXTF-TV)

Police said the driver of the van stopped at the scene. The investigation is continuing.