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Man accidentally backs over one-year-old child with tractor

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - A one-year-old boy was killed Wednesday evening when his father accidentally backed over him with a tractor.

According to investigators, the incident happened in the 10,000 block of Macon Road just after 6:00 p.m.

Authorities said the man was operating the tractor while doing landscaping at his home.  Meanwhile, his children were playing in the yard while their mother watched over them.

Investigators said the man accidentally ran over the child when the mother momentarily stepped away.

The child was taken by ambulance to Baptist East, where he later died.

Officials have not released the name of the victim.

Investigators are not certain if charges will be filed.

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