5-year-old boy run over by tractor in Flagstaff

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A 5-year-old Flagstaff-area boy has died after authorities say he was run over by a tractor driven by his father Wednesday night in the Timberline area.

Witnesses say the child's father was operating a large tractor at their home. It is believed the child ran behind the tractor and his father did not see him until it was too late.

The Coconino County Sheriff's Office says a neighbor saw what happened and rushed over and started CPR on the boy until medics arrived.

The boy was taken to the hospital where he later died.

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