Child falls from truck, is run over by trailer during eastern NC Christmas parade

North Carolina news

BATH, N.C. (WNCT) — A 9-year-old child who was participating in a Christmas parade in a Beaufort County town Sunday fell out of a truck and was run over by a trailer attached to it.

Trooper Becker with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said that the child, who was not named, was riding in the back of a pickup truck during Sunday’s parade in Bath.

The child fell from the vehicle and was run over by the trailer. The child was taken by helicopter to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

The child was flown to Vidant around 3:30 p.m. There was no update on the child’s condition.

The highway patrol is investigating and had not released any new details, including charges, as of Sunday evening.

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