- Associated Press - Friday, February 10, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an Illinois boy is dead after his father accidentally backed over him with an SUV in central Florida.

Treasure Coast Newspapers (https://goo.gl/0zmIGB ) reports that the Hampshire, Illinois, family had been at CW Willis Family Farms in Vero Beach Friday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 51-year-old Anthony Surma was backing up in the SUV and didn’t see 3-year-old Enzo Surma. The boy was airlifted to a Fort Pierce hospital, where he was pronounced dead Friday afternoon.

The crash remains under investigation.


Information from: The Stuart (Fla.) News, https://www.tcpalm.com

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