The Washington County Sheriff's Department confirmed that a 4-year-old boy was killed late Tuesday, when his father's pickup truck rolled over him as the boy unsuccessfully tried to get into the bed of the truck. The accident occurred just south of Weiser.
The boy's father called 911 at approximately 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, telling an emergency operator the he had just run over his son with the truck. Paramedic pronounced the boy dead at the scene.
The Washington County Sheriff's Department and Idaho State Police continue to investigate the accident.