Wayne County toddler dies after being run over by a backhoe tractor

Updated: 04/29/2014 1:05 PM
Created: 04/29/2014 1:02 PM WHEC.com

A two-year-old boy died Monday night after being run over by a backhoe tractor in Butler, Wayne County.

Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies tell News10NBC around 8:15 p.m. the boy was riding in the seat with his father on the backhoe when the tractor took a turn and the boy fell off and was run over.

The boy’s father took him into the house and called 911. The toddler was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies say no charges are pending and no names will be released.

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