SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) Mondday, December 9, 2019 - Morning
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The family of a two-year-old backed over and killed in a home accident over the weekend has identified the child as Fernando Martinez.
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said the toddler died at the hospital less than an hour after the accident.
A Go Fund Me has been set up to help the family cover funeral costs.
Monday, December 9, 2019 - Morning
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says a little boy who was backed over during a home accident has died from his injuries.
The accident happened Sunday around 2:37 p.m. in the 12000 block of west 101st St. N., near Bentley.
A driver reported backing a vehicle out of a building and striking a two-year-old child.
EMS transported the boy to Wesley Hospital. He died at 3:34 p.m.
"Our thoughts are with the family during this tragic time," said the sheriff's office in a release.
The incident is currently under investigation. The sheriff’s office is not releasing the boy's name at this time.
Sunday, December 8, 2019
A two-year-old child is critically hurt after being hit by a vehicle Sunday near Bentley.
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says it happened just before 3 p.m. at a home in the 12300 W 101st St.
The sheriff's office says the vehicle in the driveway of the home hit the child. An adult was behind the wheel.
"At this moment, I can't give any further information on what the situation is. We've got quite a few investigators investigating the scene right now," said Sgt. Matthew Lynch.
Deputies did not release any more information on the incident.