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Boy Killed After Father Runs Over Him

A 2-year-old boy eastern Kentucky boy was killed today after walking behind a truck as his father was backing it out of the driveway.

Police say Rodney Carpenter of Owingsville did not see his son, Rodney G Carpenter, as he was backing his Ford pickup down the driveway. Police say the boy walked behind the right front wheel and was struck by the vehicle.

The boy was found unresponsive and pronounced dead by Bath County coroner. No autopsy is planned and no foul play is suspected.


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