Acushnet toddler dies in tragic accident

ACUSHNET, Mass. (WPRI) — A three-year-old was crushed by her father’s vehicle that he was working on at the time of the accident, according to Acushnet police.

A release stated that the Jean Street incident was reported by the victim’s father at 11:43 a.m. on Tuesday.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene and the father was transported to Saint Luke’s Hospital.

Police are continuing to investigate. No further details are available at this time.