Mesa toddler fatally run over by dad's tractor

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Authorities say a Mesa toddler was killed after being run over by a tractor driven by the child's father.

Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say the dad was backing up the tractor Thursday night when the 1-year-old child ran behind it.

The Sheriff's Office is investigating, but officials say there's no indicators of alcohol or foul play. No further information was immediately available.

The name and gender of the victim was not released and authorities also did not disclose the identity of the child's father.


Information from: The Arizona Republic,

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