NEW CASTLE, Del. - Delaware State Police say a 3-year-old boy was killed when he was run over by a pickup truck driven by his 13-year-old brother in the front yard of a New Castle home.
Police say the teen’s 3- and 6-year-old brothers grabbed the passenger side doors of the Mitsubishi Raider and stood on the running boards, but he told them to get off.
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Believing that the younger boys got off, police say the teen began to drive, but stopped when he heard the 6-year-old crying. The teen looked back and saw the 3-year-old on the ground.
Police say it’s thought that the 3-year-old fell and was run over. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. The 6-year-old was also injured.