A 3-year-old toddler reportedly died after a drunk driver hit him with a car in Pima County, Arizona on Sunday, Nov. 6.

The accused, identified as 22-year-old Tyler Marcum, who was drunk and driving a Hyundai Sonata, crashed into a Nissan Altima making a left turn from a stop sign at an intersection of West El Tiro Road and North Puma Road in the Avra Valley area of Arizona on Nov. 6. Three people including two kids were reportedly traveling in the Nissan vehicle when the crash occurred, FOX 10 Phoenix reported.

One of the kids inside the car, a three-year-old boy, was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition. After undergoing treatment for two days, on Nov. 8, the Pima County Sheriff's Office said that the child had died from his injuries.

Meanwhile, the other child and the person who was driving the Nissan vehicle are expected to survive, KOLD reported.

"Mr. Marcum exhibited signs of impairment. He was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, and driving under the influence (DUI). Other criminal charges are pending," the sheriff's office said.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

In a similar but unrelated incident, two women reportedly died after a truck driver lost control of his pickup truck and crashed into them while they were walking on a sidewalk in Melbourne, Florida on Tuesday, Oct. 18, as previously reported.

The two female victims, identified as 26-year-old Megan Taylor Grace, and 25-year-old Rikki Brianna Grace, were both walking on the sidewalk along the east side of the roadway in the area of Front Street between New Haven Ave. and Melbourne Ave. on Tuesday, Oct. 18. While they were walking along the sidewalk, the driver of a Ford Pickup truck lost control of the vehicle.

The pickup truck then left the roadway, crossed onto the sidewalk, and hit the pedestrians. The driver of the pickup truck has been identified as 29-year-old Robert Mitchell Lueck of Satellite Beach.

The victims were immediately rushed to Holmes Regional Medical Center for treatment. However, Rikki, who worked as a teacher at Imagine West Melbourne, was pronounced dead at the hospital. Megan reportedly underwent treatment for two days and succumbed to her injuries on Thursday, Oct. 20 morning.

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