1-year-old accidentally ran over, killed by mother’s friend, deputies say
A one-year-old child is dead after an accident.
Floyd police said just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday, they got a call about a vehicle accident involving a small child.
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When they got to the scene, they learned that a fifteen-month-old was hit by a car as it backed out of a driveway.
The mother of the toddler was babysitting for a friend and was helping to load that child into a vehicle.
The friend started to reverse and hit the child, who had unknowingly walked behind the vehicle.
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Deputies said the toddler was unresponsive at the scene and taken to Floyd Atrium Medical Center where he later died.
Police said they are not being charged.
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