5-year-old dies after father accidentally backs into him with car on Thanksgiving

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HAMBURG, NY (WFLA) – A 5-year-old boy is dead after what police are calling a tragic accident on Thanksgiving.

Police in Hamburg, New York say the young boy’s father accidentally backed into him with a car in the driveway of their home. It happened around 2 p.m. on Thursday.

The 5-year-old was rushed to a nearby children’s hospital where he later died.

Authorities have not released any additional details but say there’s no indication drugs or alcohol played any kind of role in the accident.

The family is not being identified.

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