3-year-old struck and killed in Antioch mall parking lot identified

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A 3-year-old girl who was run over and killed by a driver in a shopping mall parking lot in Antioch has been identified as Angela Nguyen of Brentwood.

Police said the toddler was struck in the Sears parking lot at the Somersville Towne Center on Monday evening .

Emergency workers were called to the 2600 block of Somersville Road just after 7:30 p.m. on reports of a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian, Antioch police Sgt. Matthew Koch said.

When first responders arrived, they found the child unresponsive in the parking lot. She was rushed to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver stayed at the scene and was cooperating with police as they investigated. Drugs and alcohol didn't appear to be factors in the collision, according to Koch.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call (925) 779-6900, ext. 84265, or email ejohnsen@ci.antioch.ca.us.
   CONTACT: Antioch Police Department (925) 779-6874
            Contra Costa County coroner (925) 313-2850, ext. 5