The Erath County community is in shock following the accidental death of a child. The Sheriff’s Office released the following statement just before 10 p.m. last night, saying

“At approximately 4:31 p.m. deputies received a call regarding an accident that resulted in a child being run over by a vehicle. The child was transported to the local hospital where they were later pronounced dead.
“The Erath County Sheriff’s Office is investigating this incident as a tragic accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.” [end quote] No further information is available.

Source: Local News