A six year old boy has been killed by being run over by a log truck in Swansea on Tasmania’s east coast. The truck was being reversed by the boy’s father at the time.
The close-knit community was rocked by the devastating incident recently with news spreading within an hour of the accident.
The incident took place at 4:10pm on Sunday, when the log truck, with a trailer attached was being reversed against a fence. The vehicle is said to have been moving slowly when it hit the young boy. He died on the scene.
The driver of the truck, the 39 year father of the boy was distraught but was not injured. Find out more http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-01/child-run-over-by-log-truck-and-killed-at-swansea/9005886