A 6-year-old child is dead as a result of an April 12 accident in Buford.
According to Gwinnett County Police, the child was in the back of his father's pickup truck along with his 11-year-old brother. As the father was backing into the driveway of a home in the 5000 block of Oak Grove Drive, the 6-year-old jumped from the bed of the pickup and was run over by the vehicle, which was towing a trailer.
The child was transported to Scottish Rite Hospital where he died from his injuries. The Gwinnett County Police Accident Investigation Unit is handling the investigation.
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