Child hit by pickup truck, killed in Hunt County

Hunt County accident

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State troopers said an eight-year-old boy was killed on FM 36 in rural Hunt County Monday evening after he ran into the path of a pickup truck.



Posted on October 29, 2012 at 8:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 30 at 12:07 PM

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CADDO MILLS — An eight-year-old boy was killed in rural Hunt County Monday evening when he was run over by a pickup truck, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.

According to initial reports, the child was struck on Farm-to-Market Road 36 just north of Interstate 30 at 5:35 p.m.

The driver of the northbound Ford F-250 pickup was unable to stop in time, but remained at the scene and was cooperating with investigators.

The name of the victim has not been released.

The accident site is about 38 miles northeast of Dallas.