Tragic Accident Kills New Mexico Boy
POSTED: Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 7:37am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:24pm
HATCH, N.M.--- A tragic accident is being blamed for the death of a four-year-old boy near Hatch.
The accident happened tuesday night in Placitas, a town a mile west of Hatch.
Dona Ana County investigators say it appears the boy was trying to climb up the side step of his uncle's truck.
The uncle was dropping the boy's father off near the home.
As the truck moved forward, the boy fell in the vehicle's path, running him over.
Investigators say the incident was an accident.
No charges will be filed.