One Year Old Struck & Killed by Truck Trailer
RICHLAND HILLS -- A child died after being hit by a family member who was moving a trailer with a truck May 23, according to Richland Hills police.
Alexander Vang, 1, was pronounced dead from a head injury at Cook Children’s Medical Center, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.
The child was near a truck that was pulling a trailer and the truck hit him, according to police.
Officers responded to a major accident call about 8:15 p.m. at a home in the 3400 block of Popplewell Street and saw Alexander in the backyard, according to Richland Hills police.
Paramedics from the Richland Hills Fire Department began treating him and then took Alexander to the hospital.
Investigators determined that a family member was moving a trailer in the backyard and did not see Alexander was near the truck pulling the trailer, according to police.
The family member was pulling the trailer forward when Alexander was struck by the moving vehicle, police said.