Police: Toddler Dies After Mother Accidenatally Runs Over Him
NORTH MIAMI, Fla.—Police say a toddler has died after his mother accidentally ran him over in North Miami.
Local news outlets report that the mother was backing her car out of her driveway Monday night when she accidentally ran over her 1-year-old son. Police say the child was pronounced dead at the scene.
North Miami police spokesman Rafael Estrugo says authorities are currently investigating the incident. Officials say there’s currently no indication of foul play.
Police haven’t released additional details.
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“We are here on the scene of a tragic accident. The mother was backing up her car in the driveway and accidentally struck her own son. Her son who is 1-year-old was pronounced dead on the scene. We are here investigating and were not just here investigating but we’re also here providing support for the family who is going through a very rough sad time at this point,” North Miami Police Cmdr. Rafael Estrugo told CBS Miami.
No charges were filed.
Epoch Times contributed to this report.