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SCSO investigating death of one-year-old

SMITH CO., September 23, 2013— The Smith County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a one-year-old child on County Road 290, in the Chapel Hill community on Saturday evening.

According to a Sheriff’s Office news release, at approximately 6:45 p.m., EMS and a Smith County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a 911 call reporting that a child had been injured after a family member allegedly backed over the child with a vehicle in the driveway.

The child was transported to a Dallas hospital, where the child later died.

The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is being released until it is completed.

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