Big Island toddler run over by pickup truck identified

EDEN ROC, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - A toddler died Friday afternoon on the Big Island after he was run over by a pickup truck.

The incident happened on Ohia Avenue in the Eden Roc Subdivision. Police said the three-year-old was playing in the parked truck and somehow got it into gear.

Investigators say the boy then jumped out when the truck started to move, and it rolled over him.

Paramedics rushed the boy to the Hilo Medical Center, where he later died. He has been identified as Treston Crowley

Authorities said the toddler's parents were at work when the incident happ.ened, and was being watched by his grandfather.

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