Girl Killed in Madison Heights After Getting Hit by Truck

Update 11 p.m.:

Amherst Co., VA -A little girl is dead after an accident on Galts Mill Road in front of the Scott Zion Baptist Church in Amherst County.

The Sheriff's Office says the call came in around 7:20 p.m. Friday after a young girl was hit by a truck in front of the church.

There were a lot of people on the scene our crews were there. The church even opened its doors for some folks.

Right now, the investigators have not confirmed the age or name of the child or if any one has been arrested.

There are several delays on Galts Mill Road Friday night due to the accident, a section of road was blocked off in both directions.


Amherst County, VA - Amherst County Sheriff's Deputies are on the scene of a fatal accident on Galts Mill Road in the eastbound lane.

Dispatchers are not able to give a lot of information right now, but they did confirm a girl was hit by a car. The person we spoke with did not know an exact age of the child. We are still working to confirm that.

Deputies got the call at 7:20 p.m. Friday.

You are asked to avoid that area if at all possible.

We have a crew on the way to the scene. Stay with us for further updates.