WAXHAW, N.C. – An 18-month-old toddler has died after authorities say her father was backing his Jeep out and ran over her. According to Union County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in around 3:49 p.m. on Huey Boulevard in reference to a child struck by a vehicle. Investigators say as the father was backing out of the carport he struck his 18-month-old daughter in the roadway. The child was transported by emergency crews to Carolinas Medical Center in Waxhaw but later died.
The name of the child has not been released at this time.