RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 1-year-old boy died Thursday evening after he was hit by a moving vehicle in the backyard of a home in Richland Hills, and police are calling it a “tragic accident.”
Police responded to the 3400 block of Popplewell Street just after 8:15 p.m. in regards to a child hit by a vehicle.READ MORE: Day 2 Of The State Fair Of Texas Brings Visitors Fun, Football & Fried Food
Paramedics transported the 1-year-old child, later identified as Alexander Vang, to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: No Injuries Reported After Propane Tank Explosion At Texas Motor Speedway
According to the investigation, a family member was moving a trailer with a truck in the backyard of the home and didn’t know the child was near the vehicle. As the family member drove forward, the child was hit by the truck.MORE NEWS: Officials: 2 Missing Texas Kids Found Alive After Being Kidnapped By Registered Sex Offender
Police have determined the incident was a “tragic accident” and that no criminal charges are expected.