SONOMA (CBS/AP) — A 4-year-old boy riding his bicycle on a private Sonoma County wine country dirt road was run over and killed by a pickup truck driven by his uncle.
The California Highway Patrol said the boy was riding his bike in a vineyard behind 34-year-old Gregorio Soto Reyes’ pickup on Tuesday afternoon when the boy overtook the truck on a downhill grade.READ MORE: COVID Vaccines: Contra Costa Drop-In Sites End Frustration Among Those Struggling To Find Appointments
CHP Officer Jonathan Sloat said the boy veered into the path of the pickup and was hit, knocking the child off his bike. The pickup, traveling at about 5 mph, then ran over the boy.READ MORE: Armed Bike Thieves Targeting Cyclists in the East Bay Hills
The boy’s name wasn’t released.
It appeared to be accidental and the CHP said Reyes was not arrested.MORE NEWS: COVID Reopening: San Francisco Allows For Small Indoor Gatherings Among Fully Vaccinated
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