Released by the Wood County Sheriff's Department:
WOOD COUNTY, TX - On Monday, 03-29-2010, at approximately 7:37 p.m., deputies responded to CR 1613 in reference to an accidental death. Upon arrival, assisting Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper and Wood County Sheriff's deputies discovered that a three-year-old white male child had been accidentally run over by the mother's boyfriend. The boyfriend was attempting to back into the driveway of the residence on CR 1613 during evening low light when the child wandered behind the vehicle. The child was taken to the East Texas Medical Center Emergency Room in Quitman, Texas, where the child was pronounced by an attending physician. Out of respect for the families involved, the Wood County Sheriff's Office is not releasing the names of the parties involved at this time.