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WEISER -- Washington County Sheriff Matt Thomas say a 4-year-old boy was backed over by his father while he was trying to get into the bed of a pickup.

Just after 5:30 Tuesday night, Washington County dispatch got a call from a man saying he had run over his son with his truck.

Washington County paramedics pronounced the little boy dead when they arrived on scene south of Weiser on Larson Road.

Washington County and Idaho State Police are continuing to investigate. They say alcohol was not a factor.

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