Clinton boy dies while helping father repair car

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CLINTON, Utah — A Clinton boy died Friday after his father accidentally ran over him with a car they had been repairing together.

The accident happened in front of their home as they were finishing up the repairs. According to Clinton police, the boy’s father got into the car to see if it would run. When the man started the car, it lurched forward, hitting the boy.

Police said that by the time the man was able to stop the car, it had rolled over the boy, causing fatal injuries.

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