MIAMI COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Sheriff Dave Duchak has identified the 6-year-old boy killed after being hit by a vehicle in West Milton.
David Lepelley, of Minco, Okla., was killed after being ran over by a truck driving down South Jay Road near the West Milton Christian Center.
Witnesses told law enforcement that Lepelley was running alongside a truck that was traveling between 2 to 3 mph around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The child tripped and fell underneath the left front tire and the truck ran over him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The initial investigation found that the man driving the truck was not impaired while driving. The Miami County Sheriff Crash Reconstruction Team is currently investigating the incident.
This is a developing story and WDTN.com will update it when new information is available.