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Police: Mother accidentally runs over, kills 1-year-old son

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BARROW COUNTY, Ga. -

A 1-year-old child was killed after accidentally being run over by his mother in Barrow County on Wednesday, police said.

The accident took place at 172 Bowman Terrace Road in Winder around noon, according to the Barrow County Sheriff's Office. The child's mother was dropping him at his grandmother's home. The boy got behind the mother's vehicle without her knowing it, and she accidentally backed up into him, according to authorities.

The boy was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Smith said.

According to Franco, Barrow County Sheriff Jud Smith said the 14-month-old boy was the couple's only child.

Smith said there is no indication that charges will be filed.

 

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