5-year-old boy dies after being run over by tow truck

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NORTHEAST HOUSTON — A 5-year-old boy has died after being run over by a tow truck while riding his tricycle.

This all happened around 9:30, Wednesday night, on Kerry Glen Lane in northeast Houston.

Police say the  little boy was racing another boy down his driveway when they rolled out into the street in front of the tow truck. Not able to stop in time, the driver hit the boy, lodging him and his big wheel bike under the truck.

He was taken to the hospital were he later died.

No charges are expected to be filed against the driver.

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