2-year-old Peitas boy dies after being run over by his father

A 2-year-old boy is dead after being run over by his father at their rural home just north of Peitas.

It happened at the boy's home on El Polvorin Road and Mile 7 North.

Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Office deputies are investigating the accident.

Investigators told Action 4 News that the toddler died this morning at Mission Regional Medical Center.

Family members allegedly took the boy there without calling authorities.

Deputies are trying to determine if there was any foul play.

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