Baby Boy Dies After Being Struck By Pickup

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A one-year-old child died Friday from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle driven by a family member, according to the Springdale Police Department.

Police said the boy suffered critical injuries and was taken to Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. Police say he was taken to the emergency room and the staff called the police to investigate. The baby died a short time afterward, police said.

Neighbors of the family that saw the aftermath of the accident said the young boy was backed over by a red pickup.

Authorities say ER staff called them around 4:10 p.m. yesterday.  The incident is thought to have happened at least an hour before that.

Police say the accident occured in the 700 block of Lariat.

No other information on the incident has been released.

The case is still under investigation.

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