A two-year-old child was fatally injured in a vehicle incident in Guthrie Center Wednesday night.
According to the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office, at about 6:07 p.m. a deputy was advised to go to Guthrie County Hospital in reference to a child that was run over by a vehicle. The deputy met with the driver, who informed the deputy that his kids and his wife were inside their residence located in the 2200 block of 200th Street when he had gone to his farrow barn to check on his hogs, located west of his home. He stated he was leaving the barn and got into the truck, backed up and then saw his daughter lying in front of the truck. The driver and his wife then transported the girl to the hospital where she died of her injuries. The Sheriff’s Office believes this incident to be accidental at this time.