Charges filed in Gastonia Hit-and-Run

Police charged a woman in the case of a hit-and-run accident that killed a toddler in Gastonia.

Donna Jane Hayes, 46, is charged with Felony Hit and Run and Misdemeanor Death in the December 23rd, 2015 hit -and-run case.

Police say 21-month-old Riley Bradley wandered out into the road and was hit by a car. Police believe the suspect hit the child and left the scene. They say they found the driver not too far away. Bradley died several days later in the hospital.

Riley's grandfather Rick Bradley told Fox 46's Robin Kanady, "We're really hurting." He says Riley was so special and that the family had been "praying hard for a miracle."

Hayes has been placed under a $10,000 secured bond.

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