LIMESTONE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A child was killed after he fell and was run over by a vehicle in Warren County.
State police say that the driver of a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado, 33-year-old Justin Edward Sweitzer of Tidioute, Pa., was “playing” with the victim by speeding up while the seven-year-old child was trying to open the door.READ MORE: Woman Killed In Crash Along Rt. 188 In Greene Co.
The accident occurred on Saturday at approximately 6 p.m. as the vehicle was leaving the Tidioute Scenic Overlook.READ MORE: Sheetz Offering Free Coffee, Fizz Drinks To Pitt Students Through August
According to police, the unidentified victim, also from Tidioute, Pa. was taken to Warren General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: Reports Of Illnesses In Songbirds Declining After Mysterious Disease Caused Dozens Of Deaths
State police continue to investigate the accident and have not yet released if charges would be filed or if foul play was involved.