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Mom backs over toddler in tow truck

A 19-month-old Union County child died Friday after he was run over by a tow truck being backed out of a driveway by his mother, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.

Trever Adam Crook was pronounced dead at the scene on Stafford Street extension, just north of Monroe.

Trever's mother was backing up around 5:42 Friday afternoon, said Trooper B.T. Kirkpatrick. The toddler ran behind the truck from the driver's side to the passenger side, was struck by the side of the truck and then was run over by the right front tire.

The family owns a private towing company.

Kirkpatrick said no charges will be filed.

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