SAMPSON COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Highway Patrol says a child is dead in Sampson County after being hit getting off a school bus.
Troopers say it happened on US 421 around 3:30 p.m.
They are looking for a log truck loaded with logs with a burgundy cab that was heading south on 421 toward Pender County. They say the truck passed a school bus stopped between Delway and Harrells and hit the child.
We’ll have more information as it becomes available.