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Torrance mother backing out of driveway kills son

Thursday, July 12, 2012

A 22-month-old died on Wednesday after a terrible accident in Torrance. It's another reminder for parents to be careful when backing out of the driveway.

Police say a mother accidentally backed over and killed her son. She had just backed the car up a few feet so she could sweep out the garage when the toddler was struck.

According to the Torrance Daily Breeze, the woman immediately rushed the boy to a local hospital, but it was too late. The boy was pronounced dead at the hospital.

No charges are being filed in the little boy's death. Police say this is just a tragic accident.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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