Father runs over, kills 1-year-old child in Las Milpas accident

A Las Milpas family is in mourning following a Tuesday morning accident a father accidentally ran over his 1-year-old child.

It all happened on the 400 block of East Nannette Avenue around 7:23 a.m. Tuesday.

Pharr police told Action 4 News that a 1-year-old child was killed in the accident.

Investigators said the man was driving his children to school in the family's white Ford F-150 pickup truck.

Police said the man's 1-year-old son ran out of the house and then behind the truck.

The rear left tire of the truck hit and ran over the boy.

The father found his son under the truck and had his wife call 911.

Paramedics rushed the boy to the Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen where he was pronounced dead.

Action 4 News will provide more information as it becomes available.