Fremont toddler dies after being run-over

Jorge Avalos, Jr.

By:  KLKN Newsroom

A 2-year-old Fremont boy is dead after his father accidentally ran over him with his pickup truck.

Fremont police say Jorge Avalos Sr. didn't know his son, Jorge Avalos Jr., was in front of his truck when he pulled forward Wednesday afternoon.  In a press release, Fremont Police say the family was working outside beside their trailer home when the boy wandered into the street and either sat or stood in front of the truck.   Police say as Avalos, Sr. drove forward, Jorge Avalos Jr. was run over by the two passenger side tires of the truck.

The boy was taken to the Fremont Area Medical Center for treatment of head and internal injuries. He died later at the hospital.

Authorities don't plan to file charges against the father.