Child Killed in Accident on East Atlantic

By KOLR10 News

Published 08/17 2014 08:47PM

Updated 08/18 2014 06:19AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Police Department says a 1-year-old child was killed in an accident Sunday evening. 

The accident happened in the 2300 Block of east Atlantic Street in north Springfield. 

Police got the call just before 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening. Police say the family at the home called to say the child was accidentally run over by a truck that was being worked on in the back yard. 

The child’s parents weren’t home at the time and the boy was being cared for by other relatives. 

Police say the family is cooperating in the investigation and they do not believe foul play is involved. 

KOLR 10 has a crew on the scene and will bring more details as we learn them. 

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