FERNLEY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- A five-year-old girl is dead after being hit by a drunk driver Thursday afternoon.
Around 4 p.m., the victim was hit in the 200-block of Seventh Street. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 53-year-old Patricia Anderson was arrested for DUI with Death and is being held on $40,000 bail.
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is handling the death investigation of the child and the arrest of the driver. The Nevada Highway Patrol is handling the accident investigation.