Jubilee Party Kitutu Chache South Parliamentary aspirant Leonard Mwamba was killed on Friday after he was involved in a road accident at Nyakoe Market along Kisii-Kisumu road.
Mwamba died after the Land Cruiser Prado he was travelling in lost control and crashed.
According to witnesses, the car hit a class four child who was returning home from school who died on the spot.
Mwamba was in the car with four other passengers who were rushed to a private hospital in Kisii Town.
Confirming the accident, local police boss Hassan Abdi said the vehicle veered off the road before crashing.
"We have received a report of a vehicle that knocked a bump at high speed and crashed into a ditch next to the Nyakoe Hotel. Three people have so far lost their lives, including a nine-year-old pupil," he stated.
One male passenger died on the way to the hospital.