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Toddler crushed beneath pickup truck

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas toddler is crushed beneath his cousin's pick-up truck, Friday. It happened just north of Malakoff, in Caney City in Henderson County.

Police say an 18-month-old boy was with his mother at a gas station on Highway 198. The boy's mother worked at the station. Police say he and his mom walked out to the parking lot. The boy got away from her. Meanwhile, the mother's cousin started backing up and accidentally rolled over the boy.

The toddler was immediately flown to Dallas with severe injuries to his back, legs and right arm.

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