Father was behind wheel: 3-year-old boy hit, killed by car in NW Harris County, officials say

HOUSTON – A 3-year-old boy died after being hit by a car his father was driving on the Fourth of July, Harris County Constable Precinct 4 said Monday.

Investigators said the auto-pedestrian accident occurred before 3 p.m. on the 16000 block of Sugar Tree in northwest Harris County.

Harris County Constable Precinct 4 Mark Herman called the incident a “tragic accident.” The incident remains under investigation.

Officials did not say what the child was doing before the crash. The father stayed on the scene, according to Pct. 4 Lt. Lance Rogers.

“Very, very tragic. We are still trying to gather our information. We will keep everybody abreast at what’s going on as we conduct this investigation but at this point and time I cannot answer any information,” said Rogers.

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