Child run over by father’s Jeep in Union County

02/17/2014 5:16 PM

02/17/2014 5:17 PM

A toddler was killed Monday afternoon in what Union County authorities called “a tragic accident” when her father backed over the 18-month-old in Union County on Monday afternoon.

Authorities responded to the incident in the 9400 block of Huey Boulevard in Waxhaw at 3:49 p.m., the Union County Sheriff’s Office said. The father was backing his vehicle out of his carport when he struck the child in the driveway, the sheriff’s office said. At the family’s request, authorities are not releasing names at this time. Staff reports

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