Toddler killed by tractor mower

By Aroha Treacher
  • North Island: West Coast

A 4-yea- old toddler was run over and killed at a Hastings recreational park this evening.

Te Kāea reporter Aroha Treacher has confirmed the young boy was Māori and that he died at the scene due to the severity of his injuries.

She says the family of the child are completely devastated.

Police say the chlld was playing at Kirkpatrick park in  Camberly with other family members when the tragedy occurred.

The child's name will not be released until the entire family has been notified.