Robeson County woman charged with DWI after child fatally struck by car

Nancy Ransom (Robeson County Department of Corrections via WPDE)

A woman was charged with driving while impaired and felony death by motor vehicle after police say she hit a child with her car Tuesday afternoon on Prospect Road.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said Nancy Ransom, 45 struck the child in the parking lot of a store in Robeson County.

A trooper told ABC affiliate WPDE that 4-year-old Timothy Lynn Sampson died from his injuries.

Ransom is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.
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